Here’s a disturbing fact: elder abuse, or the intentional act of a caregiver or another person harming an older adult, is on the rise. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, it is estimated that between one and two million Americans over the age of 65 have been abused. This abuse comes in many forms and has serious effects on the individual being abused.
If you suspect elder abuse is happening to one of your loved ones, it’s important to take action immediately, as their physical and mental health may depend on it.
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