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How to spot and report elder abuse

As we get older, some of us may not be able to take care of ourselves -- and that means we may have to depend on someone else.

But families want to make sure the person in charge of caring for their loved one isn't being abusive.

Here are several signs of elder abuse:

  • Financial exploitation
  • Neglect
  • Physical abuse
  • Psychological abuse

You can contact Linda Pritchett at (336) 292-3875 or visit her website here.