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Sexual Elder Abuse of Older Women Underreported

New Study Suggests Older Women Face Sexual Elder Abuse More Than Reported An Australian study suggests that older women face more sexual elder abuse than is reported, in part because older women are seen as “asexual” and therefore not the targets of sexual abuse. Norma’s Project looked into the prevalence of sexual elder abuse among older women, and the report was published on Monday, July 7th, … [Read more...]

Nurse at Bronx Home Arrested for Sexual Elder Abuse

Bronx Nurse Arrested on Sexual Elder Abuse Charges A nurse at a nursing home in the Bronx neighborhood of New York City has been arrested on charges of sexual elder abuse after another attending found him raping a resident with dementia. The 64-year-old female resident was unable to speak and suffered advanced dementia, according to reports. The sexual elder abuse took place around 1 AM on … [Read more...]

Group Care Home Shut Down After Sexual Elder Abuse Charges

Investigation Into Physical and Sexual Elder Abuse Charges Leads to Facility Shut-Down Federal authorities, along with local and state authorities in Columbus, GA, have shut down a group home and care facility after a two-month investigation into serious charges of physical and sexual elder abuse, as well as neglect. Four people have been arrested on charges of sexual exploitation and human … [Read more...]

Man Accused of Sexual Elder Abuse Waives Hearings

Man Charges on Three Counts of Sexual Elder Abuse at Nursing Home Waives Hearings A man who was arrested on three counts of sexual elder abuse in August waived his preliminary hearings on Thursday, October 17th. When he goes to court on November 7th for arraignment, it will be for all three of the sexual elder abuse charges. Antonio Nieto, 41, was accused of sexually assaulting three victims at … [Read more...]

Colorado Nursing Home Employee Accused of Sexual Elder Abuse

Nursing Home Employee Reportedly Worked for a Month after First Sexual Elder Abuse Report A nursing assistant from a Broomfield, Colorado nursing home has received criminal charges for sexual elder abuse. He reportedly assaulted two women who lived in the Broomfield Skilled Nursing Facility. Antonio Nieto, 41, has been charged with two counts of sexual assault on an at-risk adult and four … [Read more...]

Missouri Man Accused of Sexual Elder Abuse

Nursing Home Employee Faces Charges of Sexual Elder Abuse A West County, Missouri man faces charges of sexual elder abuse after he confessed to his nursing home employer that he had sexually abused two female residents. Walter Javier Martinez, 44, was charged on August 1st with two counts of felony sexual assault between November 1, 2012, and January 6, 2013. He confessed the sexual elder … [Read more...]