Published in Medical Verdicts and Law Weekly, August 13th, 2009
Older individuals who are being abused or neglected are also urged to call the hotline.
"Older adults have the right to live a life free from abuse and neglect, which can take many forms," said Hall. "I urge citizens to check on older relatives and neighbors, be educated about the warning signs of abuse and notify authorities when they suspect that someone is being harmed. Reports can be made confidentially and without fear of reprisal."
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