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Elderly Dementia: What You Need to Know [Infographic]

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Dementia is a condition that currently affects more than 5.1 million seniors in the United States, and experts expect that number to steadily increase over the next decade. Dementia patients are even more vulnerable and at greater risk for abuse in nursing homes than those without. Watch out for signs of abuse, especially if you cannot see them…

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Elder Abuse and Seniors with Dementia

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Vulnerable individuals with dementia are at greater risk for abuse, neglect and exploitation. Forms of elder abuse might be psychological, financial, sexual, emotional or physical. Abuse of dementia patients includes the abuse of anti-psychotic drugs, which are sometimes used incorrectly to control dementia patients. Elder abuse can consist of a single act or multiple acts…

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