Changing elder abuse laws


KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Millions of older adults are abused, neglected and exploited in the United States every day, according to the American Society on Aging.

Here in East Tennessee and across the state, lawmakers are reevaluating their approach to prosecuting elder abuse.

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