If you are in search of an Elder Law attorney their are many attorneys in the Southern California area available to assist you. Particularly in the Orange County area you will want to select an attorney that is local to you. Elder Law attorneys will assist you with any questions you may have regarding an elderly individual. For instance, if you are having a concern regarding an elder abuse matter you will want to know what your rights are, as well as the rights of your loved ones.
Elder abuse is extremely dangerous and often cases are not reported. It is important that you do not delay in reporting elder abuse. If you have an assumption that abuse is occuring or has occured it is important to contact Adult Protective Services. Futhermore, you will want to have an investigation conducted into the type of treatment the senior is receiving. Help educate elderly individuals on what elder abuse consists of and how to seek help, if needed.
Causes of elder abuse range from stress or inability to handle emotions adequately. Resources are made available to those in caretaking roles. Many agencies offer services to seniors and those in caretaking roles. There are support groups in every community. If you need assistance and guidance it is important to reach out to these support groups.
Raising awareness will help society as a whole. It is important for everyone to take a stand against abuse toward the elderly community. For more information regarding elder abuse laws please contact Yanez & Associates!