Elder Abuse and Neglect

Elder Abuse and Neglect

WARNING SIGNS, RISK FACTORS, PREVENTION, AND HELP

Elder Abuse: Signs, Symptoms, Types, Prevention & Treatment

Many elderly adults are abused in their own homes, in relatives’ homes, and even in facilities responsible for their care. If you suspect that an elderly person is at risk from a neglectful or overwhelmed caregiver, or being preyed upon financially, it’s important to speak up. Learn to recognize the warning signs of elder abuse, what the risk factors are, and what you can do to prevent and report the problem..

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