The Impact of Elder Abuse Hits Hard

The Impact of Elder Abuse Hits Hard

April 11, 2013 | by  | Ageless Alliance

Elder abuse can come in the form of psychological abuse, financial exploitation, caregiver neglect, and more. As this article highlights, abuse can have a dramatic impact on its victims, potentially resulting in earlier deaths. NCCD works with adult protective services agencies across the country to help staff identify adults at higher risk of abuse and self-neglect and target them for services.

Elder abuse can come in the form of psychological abuse, financial exploitation, caregiver neglect, and more. As this article highlights, abuse can have a dramatic impact on its victims, potentially resulting in earlier deaths. NCCD works with adult protective services agencies across the country to help staff identify adults at higher risk of abuse and self-neglect and target them for services. Click here to read about NCCD’s adult protective services work.