elder abuse bill

elder abuse bill - isn’t really any reason for why it...

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Chelsea Martin Elder Abuse Response The first elder abuse bill was presented in 2002. Since 1986 the number of cases of elder abuse has risen 300%. Initiatives for the bill would focus on prevention, training, treatment, evaluation, and research and would be coordinated at the federal, state, and local levels, according to the "Elder Justice Proposal." This proposal gives a detailed description of the Elder Justice Act. I think there are more important things to deal with at the current moment but within the next couple years this bill should go through. There
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Unformatted text preview: isn’t really any reason for why it shouldn’t. The government should be involved in this bill and the decision to pass it. Elder abuse is very similar to child abuse. The only difference is there are tons of child abuse laws and not any for elder abuse. People are only really starting to understand elder abuse because our population is generally getting older and now we must watch out for all kinds of abuse to all kinds of different people....
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