One thought on “Domestic Violence Amongst The Elderly

  1. An abuser does not cease to abuse just because he/she is elderly and infirm. What does, perhaps, happen with age is a loss of self control and growing impatience – possibly aided by dementias or other disabilities related to aging. And, sadly, this brings to mind a case years ago in which an elderly man attacked his elderly wife with a hammer, because he couldn’t stand listening to her “damn coughing” any longer…

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