By Marcus Brooks
Supreme Court Chief Justice David Gilbertson says senior citizens need more protection for in South Dakota.
Justice Gilbertson says senior citizens can face financial exploitation along with physical, sexual, and psychological abuse.
"Often a victim can be abused in more than one manner. Not surprisingly a federal study concluded that victims of elder abuse have a shorter life span," Gilbertson says
Justice Gilbertson says as the baby boomers age the issue will even become more critical. He says the number of senior citizens in the nation will double during the first 30 years of this century.
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