(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:
- Depression or confusion.
- Unexplained weight loss.
- Acting agitated or violent.
- Social withdrawal.
- Unexplained bruises, burns or scars.
- Unkempt appearance.
- Bed sores.