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Use this resource to learn the ways seniors can be abused or neglected in assisted living facilities. Abuse can be physical, emotional, sexual or financial and neglect is any kind of abandonment that takes advantage of vulnerable seniors.
Use this resource to learn why seniors are at a higher risk for abuse. Unfortunately, caregivers who are close to the senior are more likely to be the abuser due to their power in the relationship when there is a loss of independence.
If you suspect that a senior is being financially abused, use this resource to learn the signs and tips for preventing this from happening in the future. Financial abuse can include forgery, pressuring a senior to buy certain things, withholding credit cards or stealing cheques.