Elder Abuse: Realities and Resources (WYPR Interview)

There are more senior citizens every year, and more are becoming victims of elder abuse—6,300 cases were investigated in Maryland last year alone. The abuse can be financial, physical, sexual, emotional, or take form as neglect. DHR’s Valerie Colmore and CHANA’s Nancy Aiken speak with “On the Record” host Sheilah Kast on WYPR about who commits elder abuse, how to report it, and how and what might prevent it. Listen to the WYPR interview by clicking here, and learn how to report elder abuse by visiting DHR’s Adult Protective Services division online.

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