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How can you prevent elder abuse?

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Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
4 doctors agree

In brief: Contact local APS

If you have any supicious about elder abuse, please contact to local county senior service and ask for adult protective services (aps) they will tell you what to do and they will do their own job to investigate for possible elder abuse.
You can report by anonymous so that it will be protected and not share info to the client and others.

In brief: Contact local APS

If you have any supicious about elder abuse, please contact to local county senior service and ask for adult protective services (aps) they will tell you what to do and they will do their own job to investigate for possible elder abuse.
You can report by anonymous so that it will be protected and not share info to the client and others.
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
Dr. Benjamin Lessig
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Dr. Daniel Sternberg
Clinical Psychology

In brief: Education, emotions

Probably the best thing is education, and helping people who are potential abusers to learn how to deal with their emotions of fear, anger and frustration (which they put on the elders who are vulnerable and at times defenseless).
It could be useful to help elders learn assertiveness skills, and how to stand up for themselves and make requests for what they need.

In brief: Education, emotions

Probably the best thing is education, and helping people who are potential abusers to learn how to deal with their emotions of fear, anger and frustration (which they put on the elders who are vulnerable and at times defenseless).
It could be useful to help elders learn assertiveness skills, and how to stand up for themselves and make requests for what they need.
Dr. Daniel Sternberg
Dr. Daniel Sternberg
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