The number of elder abuse and neglect cases in Palm Springs and throughout California is increasing day by day, and thousands more abused and neglected cases are reported each year. In numerous cases, the seniors are too weak and helpless to speak in their defense. Even after noticing the symptoms and signs of abuse, families are unable to determine the outlook of the case.
Elder abuse is caused due to the negligence of a caregiver who neglects or purposefully harms an elderly person. Elder abuse law exists in every state of the United States for the protection of senior citizens, but it is quite challenging to navigate these laws and bring justice to the abusers.
It is time to work together to bring a stop to this cruel behavior. As seen below, we have designed a list of common types of mistreatment, abuse, and neglect. It is essential to comprehend the symptoms and signs of abuse to recognize if a loved one has been mistreated.
It’s important for everyone to arm their selves with the resources and information on the symptoms and signs of elder abuse.
If you know anyone who has been a victim of neglect or elder abuse, you can use the following options:
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