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Most of the seniors displaced by the Camp Fire had moved on from the tent camp at Walmart by Friday. (Brian Rinker/California Healthline)

WildFire Chases Seniors From Retirement Havens To Field Hospitals

After barely getting out of Paradise alive before the Camp Fire turned her town to ash, Patty Saunders, 89, now spends her days and nights in a reclining chair inside the shelter.

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Elder abuse, use of shelters rising

While the woman was living with a close family member, her money was being drained away by people overcharging for her grocery shopping, while her body and spirit were sapped by physical neglect and emotional torment.

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