Savvy Senior: Recognize and Stop Elder Abuse in the COVID Era
October 26, 2020
Dear Savvy Senior,
Can you write a column on how to recognize elder abuse and what to do if you suspect it?
Elder abuse is a big problem in the United States that has escalated during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the National Council on Aging, as many as 5 million seniors are victims of abuse each year, but studies suggest this crime is significantly u...