Elder Abuse in Cabbarus County, NC

Elder abuse refers to any action or inaction that results in harm to a senior citizen or puts the senior at risk of harm. This may be physical, emotional, or sexual abuse. It may involve neglect or desertion of a senior citizen. Or, it may be the misuse or theft of an elderly person’s property or money. A family member or friend may commit elder abuse. It may also be perpetrated by health care providers in the home or in a facility.