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10% of consumers of attendant care services said they have been physically abused by their attendants.

Elderly women from ethno-cultural minorities are more likely to experience oppression and violence.

1 of 12 BC seniors have been financially abused in amounts that averaged more than $20,000.

Almost half of all violence against seniors occurs in spousal relationships.

Poverty, mental illness, disabilities and old age dramatically increase the likelihood of abuse & neglect.

4% of Canadian seniors suffer from one or more serious forms of abuse by a spouse, relative or other close contact.

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