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The Pulse: Opioid Crisis May Fuel Rise In Elderly Abuse

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A recent report from Massachusetts shows the number of cases of elderly abuse is on the rise. Experts attribute that to the state’s opioid addiction...

A recent report from Massachusetts shows the number of cases of elderly abuse is on the rise. Experts attribute that to the state’s opioid addiction crisis, which leads some addicts to take financial advantage of or abuse older family members.

For this week’s The Pulse, we speak with Division of Elderly Affairs Director Charles Fogarty to learn how Rhode Island could be facing a similar problem.

A conversation with Division of Elderly Affairs director Charles Fogarty about the rise of elder abuse.

The Pulse: Opioid Crisis May Fuel Rise In Elderly Abuse
The Pulse: Opioid Crisis May Fuel Rise In Elderly Abuse