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Consumer Voice Resources Featured in CNN Article on Protecting Loved Ones from Sexual Assault in a Nursing Home

January 23, 2019

CNN published an article last week shedding light on sexual assaults and abuse in nursing homes. Sexual abuse is a form of elder abuse that frequently goes underreported, under-investigated, and unnoticed. The CNN article, "How to protect a loved one from abuse or sexual assault in a nursing home" discussed the story of a 29-year old woman in a vegetative state in Phoenix, Arizona who gave birth to a child last December.  The article also provided information from Consumer Voice on signs of sexual abuse and what to do if you suspect sexual abuse is happening.  Consumer Voice has several resources regarding the issue including the recently published issue brief "Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes: What You Need to Know."

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