March 12, 2020
Elder abuse involves actions aiming to harm, the harming without intent, and also the neglect that leads to harm of older individuals. If you’re worried that you might be at risk, or are concerned about a friend, relative or patient, continue reading to learn how to identify Elder abuse and how and when to report it.
How to Identify and Report Elder Abuse
Identifying Elder Abuse
Generally, the elder is confused or does not feel safe talking about what is happening. In this case, familiarizing yourself with the signs of the different types of Elder Abuse is the best way to ensure that you know how to identify if it happens.
Physical Abuse Signs
- Usually results in some bodily injury or impairment.
- It could go from cuts and scratches to brain injuries or broken bones.
- If there is a history of repeated injuries, this also could be a sign.
March 5, 2020
Why Hire an Elder Abuse Attorney?
Elders face complicated legal concerns that are often different from what they met when they were younger. Actions taken may have unintentional legal effects.
As a senior or someone who’s helping make decisions for a senior, you must work with an attorney who is an expert in Elder Law. This area of law is an often-complicated world of particular acts, guidelines, rules, and procedures that can be confusing and daunting.