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Cottage industry: Neglect and abuse in adult family homes

An alternative to nursing homes, state-licensed “adult family homes” house up to six seniors in private homes in Washington State. But Seattle Times investigative reporter Michael Berens found the homes rife with abuse and neglect.

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Abuse, neglect and exploitation in ‘adult family homes’

Elder abuse — and the social and legal response to it — is like domestic abuse and sexual assault 30 years ago.

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