Published in Women's Health Weekly, July 19th, 2001
According to the 1998 report The National Elder Abuse Incidence Study by the U.S. Administration on Aging, for every one substantiated case of elder abuse, there are more than five times as many unreported incidents and older women are abused at significantly higher rates than older men.
"Domestic abuse is a widespread national problem," said Barbara Rinto, MPA, administrator of the Women's Health Program. "In...
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