It’s not uncommon to open a newspaper or turn on the TV and see a story about seniors being mistreated.
Just this month, Marvel Comics legend, Stan Lee’s former manager pleaded not guilty to charges of elder abuse .
Elder Lawyer Anne Desormier-Cartwright says: It’s not just about physical violence, there are seven kinds of elder abuse to be aware of.
“Physical, emotional, and sexual abuse, plus confinement, passive and willful neglect, as well as financial exploitation, are all forms of elder abuse. Understanding that elder abuse exists is just the first step and one of the most important areas to focus on is education.”
If you’d like more information about how you can protect your family members, the guidance of an experienced elder law attorney can provide not only protection, but justice, if your love one has been victimized.
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