Please use the link to watch the following video and answer the questions.
Elder abuse sometimes takes place between adult children and their elderly parents. In this selection, two women talk about their abuse.
How does elder abuse challenge conventional meanings of family? Of mothering?
What factors make it hard for the women in this clip to set boundaries with their abusers?
Why do you think this form of domestic violence is rarely discussed?
In what ways might the women in this selection be partly dependent on their abusive sons? What policies might help them become less dependent?