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Abuse of Elderly Persons

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  • Protect Yourself from Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation

    It is estimated that millions of U.S. elders, from all walks of life, face abuse and neglect every year. Anyone can be victimized. However, there are things you can do to help protect yourself from abuse and neglect. Content Detail

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    National Center on Elder Abuse
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  • Reporting of Abuse and Neglect

    Information about the reporting of abuse and neglect of seniors and persons with disabilities. Content Detail

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    Oregon Department of Human Services
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  • Elder Abuse

    Many older people are victims of elder abuse, sometimes called elder mistreatment. It can happen to anyone—no matter what their race, religion, or background. And, it can happen in many places including the older person’s home, a family member’s house, assisted living facility, or nursing home. Content Detail

    By:
    National Institute on Aging
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