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Tag Results for "Signs Of Elder Abuse"

Health Tip: Watch for Signs of Elder Abuse

Including taking drugs or drinking - Caring for an elderly person can be a stressful challenge, and sometimes that can lead to abuse. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says potential signs of elder abuse among caregivers include: continue reading »

Abused Elderly Likely to Have Brain, Head and Neck Injuries

Only 2 percent of abuse cases are reported, study says. Elderly people who are abused are more likely to have brain, head and neck injuries than those who suffer accidental injuries, according to a new study. continue reading »

Health Tip: Look for Signs of Elder Abuse

Possible symptoms of intentional harm or neglect. Many seniors are frail and unable to fully care for themselves. They are particularly vulnerable to intentional abuse or neglect, the U.S. Administration on Aging says. continue reading »