Elder Abuse Concerns

Survey research points to 1 in 3 people believe elderly are experiencing “widespread” abuse. The most often reported abuse is physical, followed by psychological and lastly sexual, for vulnerable adults ages 18-64. Those aged 65 and older report in order physical, then psychological, followed by financial abuse.  

In those instances of abuse reported, 47 percent indicated a need to pursue. 22 percent indicated a need for more questions.  Vulnerable adults include those suffering from dementia, mental health problems, physical disability or intellectual disability. For more, read the story

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Robert W. Carter, Jr. is a Virginia attorney whose law practice is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Norfolk, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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Our law office has been serving Virginians since 1997 and is dedicated to protecting the rights of the victims of nursing home and assisted living neglect and abuse in Richmond, Roanoke, Lynchburg, Danville, Charlottesville, and across Virginia.

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