Why Are Many Elderly People?
cost twice as much for their care than younger inmates (Adwar, 2014, para 4). One would consider that individuals are living to be older and due to this longevity, what occurs when that individual is incarcerated and faced with the current medical challenges as non-incarcerated individuals.
According to Dwyer, 2014, older inmates, from the age of 55 and up, have quadrupled (para. 2). These individuals may have medical cost that may far exceed the risk society would take to have them in assisted