Elder Abuse: A Decade of Shame and Inaction : a Report

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Page 55 - X North Carolina 1 North Dakota X Ohio X Oklahoma X Oregon X Pennsylvania X Rhode Island X South Carolina X South Dakota X Tennessee X Texas X Utah X Vermont X Virginia X Washington X West Virginia X Wisconsin X Wyoming X District of Columbia X Puerto Rico X Total 47 0
Page 62 - New York X North Carolina' North Dakota X Ohio X Oklahoma X Oregon X Pennsylvania X Rhode Island X South Carolina X South Dakota X Tennessee X Texas X Utah X Vermont X Virginia X Washington X West Virginia X Wisconsin X Wyoming X District of Columbia X Puerto Rico X Total 45
Page 62 - X Idaho X Illinois' Indiana X Iowa X Kansas X Kentucky X Louisiana X Maine X Maryland X Massachusetts X Michigan X Minnesota X Mississippi N/A Missouri X Montana X Nebraska' Nevada X New Hampshire X New Jersey X New Mexico X New York X North Carolina
Page 62 - X Pennsylvania X Rhode Island X South Carolina X South Dakota X Tennessee X Texas X Utah X Vermont X Virginia X Washington X West Virginia X Wisconsin X Wyoming X District of Columbia X Puerto Rico X Total 45 3 TABLE 16—States Which Received Complaints of Rights Violations
Page 61 - X Oregon X Pennsylvania X Rhode Island X South Carolina X South Dakota X Tennessee X Texas X Utah X Vermont X Virginia X Washington X West Virginia X Wisconsin _ X Wyoming X District of Columbia
Page 55 - X Illinois' Indiana X Iowa X Kansas X Kentucky X Louisiana X Maine X Maryland X Massachusetts X Michigan X Minnesota N/A Mississippi N/A Missouri X Montana X Nebraska
Page 55 - TABLE 8—Do a Significant Number of Elder Abuse Cases Go Unreported? State Yes No Alabama X Alaska X Arizona X Arkansas X California X Colorado X Connecticut X Delaware X Florida X Georgia X Hawaii X Idaho
Page 62 - Missouri X Montana X Nebraska' Nevada X New Hampshire X New Jersey X New Mexico X New York X North Carolina' North Dakota X Ohio X Oklahoma X Oregon X Pennsylvania
Page 77 - programs and funding, coupled with the rapid growth of America's elderly population, is a prescription for even greater disaster than now exists. Elder abuse will not simply go away. Swift and determined action must be taken to deal with this
Page 73 - It is apparent that a coordinated attack on several fronts is necessary if there is to be any real hope of limiting the number of older Americans who suffer from abuse, exploitation and neglect, and providing elder abuse victims needed assistance and protection. Obviously the problem is so widespread and runs so deep it can

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