At one time Mickey Rooney was a famous movie star, singing and dancing with Judy Garland. He passed away in 2014, but before he did, he was the victim of something all-too-common among aging people.
Here, he speaks about it candidly. I'd like to think he regained some of the dignity that was taken from him with every word he said in this public hearing. No matter how someone lives their life, no one deserves to be taken advantage of when they are at their most vulnerable.
If you suspect the situation for an elder you know is dangerous or life-threatening, call 911.
Learn the seven types of elder abuse:
- Emotional or Psychological
- Financial or Material Exploitation