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Signs Your Loved One Is Being Abused or Neglected

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Nursing home abuse is unfortunately common. Here are some of the signs to watch out for when visiting your elderly loved one that could signal physical, emotional, sexual, or financial abuse.

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Signs Your Loved One Is Being Abused or Neglected

  1. 1. Signs Your Loved One is Being Abused or Neglected presented by elder neglect attorney Travis Siegel
  2. 2. Elder abuse and neglect is sadly a common occurrence. Elderly men and women, often physically weak and suffering from dementia or other cognitive problems, can become a target for physical, emotional, and financial abuses.
  3. 3. Signs of Elder Physical Abuse Multiple falls Unexplained bruises, cuts, burns, or other signs of physical harm Fearful behavior around caregiver
  4. 4. Signs of Elder Emotional Abuse Changes in behavior or mood Depression Lack of interest in normal hobbies and activities Nervous or anxious behavior
  5. 5. Signs of Elder Sexual Abuse Bruises around the genitals Unexplained STDs Difficulty walking or standing Social withdrawal
  6. 6. Signs of Elder Financial Abuse Large amounts of money going missing from bank account Lending money multiple times, in increasing amounts Changing their will suddenly
  7. 7. Signs of Elder Neglect Unsanitary living conditions Bedsores Weight loss and dehydration Dirty clothes or sheets Poorly maintained or cleaned facilities Lack of staff or resources at nursing home
  8. 8. What Can You Do About Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect? After reporting the suspected abuse to California Adult Protective Services, call elder neglect attorney Travis Siegel. You may be able to hold the nursing home facility responsible and get compensation for the abuses your loved one suffered.
  9. 9. About Travis Siegel Attorney Travis Siegel has dedicated his practice to helping elderly victims of abuse and neglect get justice and compensation. He is committed to helping the elderly population who often can't fight for themselves.
  10. 10. CONTACT US 562-372-6904 neglectattorney.com

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