Before his death, Mickey Rooney wanted the world to know what he had been through. He spoke before the senate committee and told of his plight so that others might be helped. This world-renowned actor had suffered elder abuse at the hands of his stepson. He not only lost his dignity, but he was also verbally and even physically abused. Seeing his testimony will bring tears to your eyes. This is a video everyone needs to make sure they watch.
Unfortunately, elder abuse occurs more often than most people realize! It is estimated up to three million seniors are abused each year at the hands of their caretakers. Regrettably, only one in six instances of abuse gets reported. It is important people report elder abuse as soon as they become aware of it. To spread awareness about this issue, Please SHARE on Facebook so others can see the video and spread the word.