Elderly abuse: Why tormentors get away with it

Fear and dependence perpetuate the abuse of the elderly

23 June 2019 - 00:05 By SUTHENTIRA GOVENDER

A Western Cape pensioner suffered in silence while her carer threw raucous parties in her home and took over her bedroom, relegating her to the couch.

The elderly woman did not utter a word to her family because she didn't have the financial means to escape her domestic hell...

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