The Real Truth About Elder Abuse
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Baby boomers should know one in ten elders may experience abuse, but only one in five cases or fewer are reported. Expert Mary Twomey of the Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse & Neglect at the University of California, Irvine, tells Mind Your Body TV how to spot the signs, and what to do to prevent elder abuse. The types of abuse include physical abuse; neglect; emotional or psychological abuse; verbal abuse and threats; financial abuse and exploitation; sexual abuse and abandonment.