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Apr 5 2019
12:33 am

The rate of nonfatal assaults on American men 60 and older increased 75.4% between 2002 and 2016, a new government report estimates. For women, the assault rate increased 35.4% between 2007 and 2016.

Assaults against elderly men in the US up 75%, study finds

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A study cited by researchers

A study cited by researchers found an estimated 58 percent of perpetrators of violence against older adults were acquainted with their victims, and a separate analysis showed roughly half of homicides of older people were committed by a family member or friend.

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Elderly financial abuse,

Elderly financial abuse, escalated. Drug related.

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