The elderly, who are among the most vulnerable members of society, deserve care, respect, and dignity, especially from those in charge of their care. Unfortunately, they are sometimes targeted for scams, fall victim to neglect, and may be subjected to verbal and/or physical abuses. It is important to know the signs and to immediately report elder abuse to the proper authorities.
If you suspect your loved one is suffering from neglect or abuse, let the experienced legal team of Mancini & Associates provide you with proper guidance. To speak with one of our highly qualified team members and determine if there is a potential case, click here or call 818-783-5757.
Unfortunately, elder abuse in California is an ongoing problem.
Abuse and neglect are generalized terms that refer to any “knowing, intentional, or negligent act” by another, usually a caregiver. There are several types of elder abuse and neglect defined as follows:
If you believe a loved one has fallen victim to abuse or neglect, or if you are the abused, it is important that you know you are not alone. The dedicated legal team at Mancini & Associates is here to help.
Please contact us if you observe any of the following common signs of abuse: