Thursday, December 6, 2007

Experts Predict a Dramatic Rise in Elder Abuse Cases

DENVER, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans age 85 and over now represent
the fastest growing segment of the elder population. As this trend continues, experts predict a dramatic rise in elder abuse cases, including physical, psychological and financial neglect or exploitation.

Leann Reynolds, president of private home care provider Homewatch CareGivers, says that while more rules governing the industry will eventually be developed, the most important things consumers can do before choosing home care for themselves, a family member or loved one is to ask plenty of questions.

In order to help consumers make the right choices, Homewatch CareGivers has developed a list of questions every consumer should ask when choosing a home care provider, including:

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