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How to Prevent Elder Abuse

To prevent elder abuse, you should know what elder abuse is, what warning signs to look for, and what to do if you suspect that abuse is happening. Elder abuse is any act that causes harm to an older person or puts a helpless older person at risk of harm. The term “elder abuse” is broad and encompasses different types of mistreatment, including physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, elderly exploitation, neglect and abandonment.

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