15 Jun World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018
Each year, an estimated 5 million elderly adults are reported victims of abuse or neglect, and lose an estimated $2.6 billion due to financial exploitation. For this reason, it’s important for caregivers to be aware of their clients’ safety and vulnerability to potential harm. Recognizing signs of abuse and knowing when to report them are the most important steps to take.
In honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018, we want to share the following warning signs that caregivers can look out for and protect their clients against.