The American Bar Association discussed the warning signs for elder abuse in clients.
Amanda Robert writes (excerpt):
1. The elder client is accompanied by someone who joins the conversation and talks more. . . .
2. The elder client seems nervous around or intimidated by the person who accompanies them. . . .
3. The reason for the elder client’s visit raises questions. . . .
4. The elder client has visible injuries or other oddities in his or her appearance. . . .
5. A family member expresses concerns about the elder client. . . .
Note: The current contact listing for local offices of Michigan Adult Protective Services is available online.