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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Did you know that one in six people over age 60 experienced some form of abuse in a community setting over the past year, and elder abuse is set to rise? The Covid-19 pandemic has made it worse, according to the World Health Organization. Sheriff Raphael Washington visited the Detroit Area Agency on Aging for a candid conversation about elder abuse. WATCH THE DISCUSSION HERE:


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