Home aide Maria Miliano arrested for allegedly abusing elderly woman

Miliano has been charged with 13 counts of assault, two counts of welfare endangerment, and harassment. (4/2/14)

SOUNDVIEW - A home health aide caring for an elderly woman has been arrested for allegedly abusing her.

Isabel Sosa, 76, suffers from Alzheimer's disease and dementia, and was under the care of home health aide Maria Miliano.

Sosa told her son, David, that Miliano would repeatedly knee her side, hit her legs, choke her, and left a lump on the back of her head.

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Police arrested Miliano when she showed up for work Monday.

Miliano has been charged with 13 counts of assault, two counts of welfare endangerment, and harassment.

Sosa says he doesn't plan to sue, People Care, Inc.,  the company that Miliano works for. He said, "I just want her to do her time."

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