Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention

Elder abuse is a very real but preventable problem. Because many seniors are fearful or uncomfortable with reporting their own abuse, it is important to understand the risks, recognize symptoms and know how to protect seniors from abuse. The informative resources below will give you a good start.

Call Responsive Home Care today to learn more about how we can provide the best care for seniors and the homebound in Broward county and provide much needed respite to family caregivers to protect against abuse.

Downloadable Tools and Tips:
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Web Resources:
Click the links below to access resource websites to find out more about elder abuse awareness and prevention.

6 Types of Elder Abuse
About.com provides a clear and concise list of the major forms of elder abuse as well as information on how to recognize the signs for these types of abuse.

Tips to Help Protect Parents From Financial Fraud
AARP provides valuable information on which of your parents’ documents to gather and organize and information on the latest senior scams.

Elder Abuse Among Alzheimer’s Patients
The Alzheimer’s Association provides tips and information for protecting those with dementia or Alzheimer’s from elder abuse.

Serving all of Broward County, Responsive Home Care provides a full spectrum of home care services. We offer a free in-home consultation to evaluate needs and free in-home safety assessment to help prevent falls. Please contact us to set up a free in-home consultation and find out if home health care is the right choice for your unique situation.