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Are Your Parents at Risk?

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As elderly people age, they become more susceptible to many hazards, such as falling and getting lost or disoriented. One of the most common hazards facing seniors today is elder abuse. Whether they live at home or in assisted living facilities, many seniors are at risk of being abused by their caretakers. While the abuser will probably not abuse the elder in front of you, there are still some tell-tale signs to look out for.

Signs of physical abuse or neglect often manifest as repeated unexplained injuries, or bruises and welts on wrists and arms. The senior may be dismissive of the injuries, or unwilling to visit the same doctor for treatment of multiple injuries. Broken glasses

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