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Health Tip: Signs of Abuse at an Eldercare Facility
(HealthDay News) -- Each year, thousands of adults over age 60 are abused, neglected or financially exploited, the National Institute on Aging says.
The agency mentions these possible warning signs of elder abuse:
- Trouble sleeping.
- Depression or confusion.
- Unexplained weight loss.
- Acting agitated or violent.
- Social withdrawal.
- Unexplained bruises, burns or scars.
- Unkempt appearance.
- Bed sores.
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