Elder abuse on the rise in step with galloping property prices

By Graham Hill
Updated August 29 2017 - 1:15am, first published 1:02am
Adult children sometimes deny access to grandchildren if an elderly parent does not agree to be a guarantor. Photo: Anne de Haas

Spiralling house prices are fuelling rising levels of elder abuse in Australia.  This wickedness can, however, be addressed if there is the political and public will to put a stronger legal safety net under vulnerable elderly people.

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