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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.


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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