Older People Rarely Can Protect Themselves. It Is Important To Know The Signs Of Elder Abuse To Be Able To Help Them
October 31, 2018
We become witnesses of hundreds of hidden crimes every day. Thousands of people cross our path, thousands of different faces, which we will probably neither see again nor be able to recall. Do you stop and try to help when you see a stray kitten? But what if you encounter an older adult that needs help even though they do not ask for it? Would you help?
It may be extremely hard for older to take care of themselves. Moreover, they often become victims of elder abuse done either by their family members or in the nursing home. Imagine you notice a bruised older woman sitting silently on the street and not asking for any money. Will you bother to wonder if she needs help? If so, this article will help you identify elder abuse that's happening around us.