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granny dumping

the abandonment of an elderly person, especially a relative, at a hospital, bus station, etc.
Origin of granny dumping
1990-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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a mean-spirited abandoning of an elderly person in a unfamiliar area by a caregiver's 21st Century Lexicon
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granny dumping

noun phrase

The abandonment of helpless and destitute old people by families that cannot care for them: Some overwhelmed families turn to granny dumping, abandoning their relatives at hospital emergency rooms/ John Kingery, 82, victim of Alzheimer's, found abandoned in his wheelchair at a dog track, drew national attention to the phenomenon of grandpa dumping (1991+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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