Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse is not heard of very often in the media. Is it under reported or not really a problem? What are the different types of abuse? What are some of the scams people should know about and be aware of? What personal information is safe to share with callers/e-mailers? Who is most often the person that victimizes the elderly? Who do you report suspected abuse to? How can others get involved in ending abuse and making a difference? What do you do if you suspect some form of abuse or financial exploitation within your own family? What are some signs of caregiver burnout, and could this lead to some forms of abuse or neglect? Is everyone equipped to be a family caregiver? What if there is a history of abuse within a family?

Episode: 26
Duration: 28:34