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Shocking video at center of lawsuit alleging home health aides abused 99-year-old Staten Island man

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — His family wanted Peter Mazza, a beloved husband, father and grandfather, to spend his final years living with dignity in the comfort of his Oakwood home.

Instead, Mazza’s last months before his death in June at age 99 were traumatic and terrifying, his family alleges in a lawsuit.

Home-health aides they depended on to provide necessary round-the-clock care abused and neglected him, they allege.

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