Abuse can occur at any age in life. The picture that comes to mind when we think of abuse is younger women being abused verbally, physically and sexually by men. Elder abuse is a topic that really hits home for Relevar and we would like to bring awareness to this horrifying epidemic. Elder abuse can happen in the home or in a facility. There are many warning signs to look for that can help determine if abuse is occurring. The following article provides information regarding elder abuse; the perpetrators, the types of abuse and the risk factors. It is important to know the signs to look for and if you believe that a loved one is a victim of elder abuse, report it!
To make a report, contact Adult Protective Services at 1-855-444-3911.