Hi there Careblazer,
I hate that I even have to write about this, but unfortunately, there are too many stories that I can’t ignore this important topic.
There are laws in place to protect older “vulnerable” adults from abuse and neglect. In the U.S. it’s called Adult Protective Services. Similar to how there are laws in place to protect children, there are laws in place to protect adults.
The goal of these laws and the organizations who investigate reports is to prevent older adults from being abused, neglected, and exploited. As I’m sure all of you are aware older adults and especially older adults with dementia are frequently the victim of scams. APS helps investigate any reports of such abuse.
If you would rather watch my video on this topic, click here.
While most of the information out there focuses on people who are actually doing the abusing, I want to talk about a different perspective. There may come a time, when...