Senior helpers in home elder care of southeast michigan shares tips for protecting yourself from elder abuse

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<p>Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Southeast Michigan Shares Tips For Protecting Yourself From Elder Abuse Abuse falls under many categories, such as physical, emotional, sexual, financial, neglect and abandonment, and healthcare fraud abuse. There are some things you can do now to help prevent the potential for abuse as you age. . . . . . .Put your financial and legal affairs in order. Enlist professional help with the assistance of a trusted friend or relative if necessary. . . . . . .Keep in touch with family and friends and avoid becoming isolated, which increases your vulnerability to elder abuse. . . . . . .Stay healthy and get medical care for yourself when necessary. . . . . . .Ask someone you trust to report abuse and neglect for you or a friend to your states elder abuse helpline or long term care ombudsman or make the call yourself. For more information, facts sheets, and guides, visit the website for the Center for Advocacy for the Rights and Interests of the Elderly (CARIE): www.carie.org/resources/elder-abuse.About Senior Helpers:Senior Helpers provides many in-home, caregiving services for the elderly in Southeast Michigan. We offer extensive in-home care services for seniors who embrace their independence and the personal dignity that goes with it. Our in-home care services are provided by bonded and insured caregivers all of whom pass a national background check.If a senior family member needs in-home care services in Franklin, Mount Clemens, White Lake, West Bloomfield, Highland, Holly, Novi and surrounding areas, we are an excellent choice with exemplary references. In-home care is the compassionate choice for your elderly loved ones' continued independent living. We promise we will do our best to make it a positive experience for them and you. For more information, please visit: http://seniorhelpers.com/location/2601.</p>