What are the Signs of Elder Abuse and Neglect? – Personal Injury Attorney

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A major concern that is brought to the attention of personal injury attorneys in the care of the elderly is the danger of abuse, neglect or exploitation. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), more than 500,000 people a year age 60 or older across the country are subject to abuse or neglect.   The CDC identifies six types of mistreatment that may occur among the elderly: Physical abuse Sexual abuse Emotional abuse Neglect Financial abuse Abandonment How do I recognize abuse, neglect or exploitation of the elderly? It may be hard to recognize abuse, neglect or exploitation of the elderly. The most extreme cases of abuse may...

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