Elderly Man:  What is Elder Abuse 

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Illinois estimates over 76,000 of its citizens may be elder abuse victims. Eight thousand cases of alleged abuse are reported to Adult Protective Services annually, according to state data. In Illinois, over half of all reports allege financial exploitation; about one in four reports allege physical abuse; 45 percent allege active or passive neglect; and 45 percent allege emotional abuse.

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