ONE PLACE Family justice center

530 S. Lawrence Street | Montgomery, AL  36104
Phone 334.262.7378




What is elder abuse?


WHAT IS ELDER ABUSE?

Elder abuse is an intentional act, or failure to act, by a caregiver or another person in a relationship involving an expectation of trust ...

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WHAT ARE THE SIGNS?

Unexplained signs of injury, such as bruises, welts, or scars, especially if they appear symmetrically on two sides of the body ...    ....

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ELDER ABUSE - PHYSICAL

Physical Abuse - the intentional use of physical force that results in acute or chronic illness, bodily injury, physical pain ...

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ELDER ABUSE - EMOTIONAL

Emotional or Psychological Abuse -verbal or nonverbal behavior that results in the infliction of anguish, mental pain...

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FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION

Financial Abuse or Exploitation -the illegal, unauthorized, or improper use of an older individual’s resources by a ...

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ELDER ABUSE - NEGLECT

Neglect -failure by a caregiver or other responsible person to protect an elder from harm, or the failure to meet ...

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ELDER ABUSE - SEXUAL

Sexual Abuse or Abusive Sexual Contact - forced or unwanted sexual interaction (touching and non-touch ...

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RISK FACTORS

Typical risk factors that make an elder more susceptible to abuse are:  An isolated or withdrawn elderly person ....

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ELDER ABUSE - THE EFFECTS

Elder Abuse has multitude of negative impacts on both the micro and macro levels including physical, psychological..

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