Safety For Retirees In Medellin, Colombia

“Kathleen, you can tell Gary M. that Colombia isn’t the only place in the world where elderly people are vulnerable. Elderly people are beaten and murdered regularly in the United States. It’s also the only place I’ve heard of where elderly women are mugged, beaten, and, yes, even raped.

“I’m not sure Colombia is the best place to live, but that’s not because it would be less safe for older people.”

–Frances M., United States

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