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Elderly Protection Teams Work to Stop Abuse

Indian Country Today

While more than 30 tribal governments across the country have implemented elder abuse codes, some Indian communities and concerned citizens have taken a more proactive role to ensure these laws are enforced. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribal Council started the first Elderly Protection Team in Indian country 25 years ago...

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Rose, Christina. "Elderly Protection Teams Work to Stop Abuse." Indian Country Today. January 10, 2013. Article. (https://ictnews.org/archive/elderly-protection-teams-work-to-stop-abuse, accessed April 22, 2023)