By The Record-Courier on 01/06/2017

"... Nevada law now recognizes that as people age and become subject to disabling conditions and frailty, they are less likely to stand up to intimidation and bullying or recognize manipulative acts. Elder abuse is a crime under Nevada law and punishes abusers for intentional abuse and exploitation as well as neglect. The law protects the vulnerable and those 60 years of age or older acts that would result in personal injury, death, or financial loss. Unfortunately, it is most often the people trusted to be caregivers that cause the abuse. ..."

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