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6 Teens Charged in Nursing Home Abuse

Prosecutors have filed a range of criminal charges against six teens accused of abusing elderly residents at a nursing home. The department of health released a report that showed that 15 elderly residents with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia disorders were physically abused at the nursing home earlier this year. The investigation detailed multiple incidents of physical, sexual and emotional abuse of the elderly residents in the teen’s care. Two of the teens, who are being charged as adults, are being charged with assault of a caregiver to a vulnerable adult and criminal abuse of a vulnerable adult. The four other teens are being charged as juveniles with failing to report the incidents. To read the full story, click here.