Sadly, it’s not a subject that gets much media attention this time of year, but no one should allow elder abuse to drop off their radar during the Holidays. In fact, in some areas the abuse even increases during the Holiday season. So please keep an eye out for any signs of elder abuse in any form: physical, financial, emotional or sexual. If you have reason to believe that abuse has or will occur, please contact law enforcement.
The NY Times had an article last week by Patrick Egan, whose elderly father was the victim of theft at his assisted care living facility.
Here are some helpful links regarding the elderly:
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