Dealing with Elder Abuse
Dealing with elder abuse is difficult, whether the senior is doing the abusing or being abused. What's worse, the abuse often happens behind closed doors. Find out how to avoid the negative feelings that can lead to a caregiver abusing an elder. And learn how to spot the signs that someone is abusing your elder loved one.
Articles About Dealing With Elder Abuse
- Long-Distance Caregiving: Checking For Signs of Abuse
From a distance, it can be hard to asses the quality of your elderly parent's caregivers. However, there are signs of abuse you should be aware of.
- Top 10 Questions About Elder Abuse
The term elder abuse encompasses a wide array of mistreatment of the elderly. Learn the warning signs, laws, and what to expect if you need to report a suspected case of risk or harm to an older person.
- Crime, Abuse and the Elderly
Elderly people are often targets for robbery, purse snatching, pick-pocketing, car theft, or home repair scams and other forms of abuse. Here is some advice for your senior parents to help them avoid becoming victims.