Thursday, January 24, 2013

A Horrible Phenomenon: Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is a horrible matter to consider. But sunlight is the best disinfectant. Consider:
The number of Americans 65 and over is projected to nearly double by 2030 because of the 74 million baby boomers born in 1946-64, and the number of people 85 and over is increasing even faster rate. The number of seniors being abused, exploited or neglected every year is often estimated at about 2 million, judging by available statistics and surveys, but experts say the number could be much higher. Some research indicates that 1 in 10 seniors have suffered some form of abuse at least once
Read this important news report.

God commands: "Honor your father and your mother." God empower us to keep this command with faithfulness and joy.

[Thanks to Ohio Update for linking to this article over on Twitter.]

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