granny dumping


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granny dumping

The abandonment of an elderly relative in a public place or facility, especially a hospital or care center, so as to relieve oneself of the duty of caring or looking after him or her. While I know how stressful caring for your elderly parents can be, I'll never understand how anyone could consider granny dumping an acceptable option.
See also: dump, granny
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A person could only be extradited for a felony and granny dumping was a misdemeanour.