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Psychological and emotional abuse can take many forms and affects the self-esteem and general well-being of seniors. Use this resource to learn the different ways this type of abuse can be manifested.
If you are unsure of what neglect looks like in seniors, use this resource for more information. Neglect can be a result of depression, declining cognitive ability, inability to care for self or the presence of underlying conditions which can lead to negative social and physical consequences.
Using too much or too little medication are examples of medication abuse. This can be a result of seniors often changing doctors or caretakers using medications to make seniors more cooperative and making them easier to care for. This resource provides example scenarios of medication abuse.