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Doormen Hold Keys to Spot, Prevent Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is a hidden crime. Seniors are vulnerable to financial and psychological manipulation as well as physical abuse and neglect, and may be so confused or fearful, they don't ask for help. That's why a New York social welfare group is training doormen about the early signs of the problem so they can detect and report it. The idea behind this approach is simple: every set of eyes counts. As a long-time doorman at a Manhattan apartment building, Joshua Saldivias has gotten...

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