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It Happens: Elders Who Abuse Their Family Caregivers

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...In other cases, a caregiver may have been a target of criticism and negativity in the past. For example, if an abusive elderly mother has been hateful to their child for much of their life, it is very likely that this toxic behavior will carry over into caregiving. Mental illness ...

We’ve all heard about the dangers of elder abuse, but there is an equally serious issue of abuse toward caregivers that goes largely unaddressed. Sadly, caregiver abuse is all too common. 

Read about the other side of the abuse equation on Agingcare:

Minding Our Elders: Caregivers Share Their Personal Stories. “I hold onto your book as a life preserver and am reading it slowly on purpose...I don't want it to end.” ...Craig William Dayton, Film Composer

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