Elder Abuse ‘Important Public Health Problem,’ WHO Report Says

U.N. News Centre: Tens of millions of elderly are abused each month — U.N. health agency reports
“Millions of elderly people report significant abuse each month, ‘an important public health problem’ expected to increase in many countries as the number of people aged 60 and older is forecasted to reach about 1.2 billion by the year 2025, the World Health Organization reported [Wednesday]…” (12/10).