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Seniors: Warning Signs of Elder Abuse

Mar 18th, 2011 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Has someone you care for and take care of shown uncharacteristic evidence of withdrawal and shyness? Is there a growing sense of unease that seems to have surfaced? Is there a strange fear that has crept into behavior and attitude?

If so, these may be signs of abuse. Elders who have undergone adjustments and changes in their health and life sometime are victimized by those who are charged with their care.

This may range from family members to employees or attendants in care facilities, and sometime even within their own home.

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