I Hate People Who Take Advantage of the Elderly

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    My friend's brother has orchestrated the

    divorce of his elderly parents for his own financial gain. The parents are elderly and the mother has beginnings of dementia. The brother was estranged (and written out of the parents trust) and never did anything for the parents. My friend provided care for years and finally...
    crede800 crede800
    51-55
    Sep 16, 2014

    All that would show is

    that they created a monster in the generations after them. Which just points that we as people have failed.
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits
    22-25, M
    Sep 16, 2014

    Literally bawled when i heard an elderly woman

    was raped at one of our retirement homes,i just cant understand what makes people pick on children and elder people :(
    jesikahluv jesikahluv
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 16, 2014

    Elderly Businessman Cheated Out Of Business

    I wrote the following article April 2009 pertaining to an elderly businessman (at age 81) who sold his business to a business woman who did not (would not) provide a copy of the sales contract to the elderly man after it was (allegedly) signed.  After making monthly installment...
    Freelancer4 Freelancer4
    56-60, F
    1 Response May 23, 2011

    We Will All Be Old

    Every single one of us is going to get old, and I do not think that we want to be treated like crap when we do.  So why, at a younger age, would you treat an elderly person badly?  Karma's a *****, people. And besides, it's just wrong to take advantage of and...
    yoyy yoyy
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Nov 21, 2008

    You're Lazy & Sick!

    I mean what kind of weak ***** dirt sucking scum goes after a flower with a weed whacker. That's some evil ****, preying on the weak and older people who went before you and did it honorably. How do you do it, how do you not kill yourself from shame?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Mar 16, 2011

    Older Folks

    its our responsibility to look out for them. if it wasnt for them we wouldnt be here. there are too many being neglected and abused. it makes me sick. thats whats wrong with the world now. we need to share more love and compassion.
    flourlady111 flourlady111
    46-50, F
    1 Response Nov 21, 2008

    College Kids Amuse Me

    Oh the fun of college. You have the world by the tail, everything's a possibility, and you're having fun while studying. But never forget that you're studying for that coveted degree and nothing but nothing must get in the way.Ever. Fast forward nineteen years. Where did the time...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    3 Responses Aug 30, 2012

    Maybe it's because I never had grandparents of

    my own... at least, to appreciate. One died in 1989 (far before I was born) and the other three died within six weeks of each other in 2005 (two in two days!!) -- October 15, November 29, and December 1. So maybe you could consider me biased or nostalgic for something I never...
    Boulier Boulier
    18-21, F
    Jan 3, 2015

    Old People Are Leaders

    Old people just like other people should be respected and treated fairly. One day we will all be old. I used to fear old age because I believe I would have to face the extremities of becoming weak, ugly and forgetful, and having to be cared for. I think about it and begin to hurt...
    Cianna200 Cianna200
    16-17
    Jan 20, 2013

    People who take advantage of the Elderly parents

    or elderly people should never be mistreated, disrespectful or never allowed to be near elderly people. They all needed love & be protected always. I love my elderly adoptive parents, plus are very active. Staying strong and healthy keep my parents happy & alive!
    studio54disco studio54disco
    46-50, F
    Sep 16, 2014

    Cowards.

    So because they're old and fragile, that gives you a right to take advantage of them? They're people. Goddamnit, abusers, neglecters, all you dumb ***** who think old people aren't worthy of respect and such, there's absolutely no reason to be such an idiot.
    Insanityensues999 Insanityensues999
    18-21, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2011

    No One Gets Out Of Here Alive

    We are all here to grow old and pass along to another place,,,Age is just a number and we are all in this boat together,,,no age group has a advantage over another,, we all put are pants on the same way,,,and should stick up for the elderly and let no one take advantage of them...
    rjschoch rjschoch
    36-40, M
    20 Responses Jul 7, 2012

    Elderly

    Many take advantage of the elderly cause they want one thing = money.  After the money is given, barely any respect left.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr
    36-40, F
    Sep 5, 2011

    My uncle did he took 2,

    000 a month to spend in Meath and everybody was clueless for the longest time it's so wrong it's like come on people
    livelovehopefree livelovehopefree
    13-15, F
    Sep 18, 2014

    Is There A Group For Looking Out For Older People???

    i know people that have made a pretty good living taking older relatives complete estates under the guise of being helpful. they also tried to do this to the friends of these people! i am sickened by this but the latest takes the cake! I would like to start a watch group to keep...
    spirit55 spirit55
    51-55
    1 Response Dec 17, 2011
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