Elder Abuse

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Submitted by Minnesota North... on Jul 24, 2020 - 7:48pm CDT

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This web page describes the different kinds of elder abuse (physical, sexual, verbal, financial, and emotional) and elder identity theft, and why older adults are suceptible to malicious abuse. It discusses caregiver situations that may prompt unintentional abuse, includes risk factors, and signs of abuse. It also discusses how a family member can protect elder loved ones from abuse.

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