How much do you know about recognizing and preventing elder abuse? Forbes.com just addressed this issue, which can be found by clicking this link. According to their article, there are 5 main ideas to focus on when combating elder abuse–awareness, brain health, caregiving, economics, and resources. To learn more, please visit their news article!
Attorney Doug Stoehr is a personal injury lawyer serving western and central Pennsylvania. He takes cases for older Pennsylvanians who have been abused or neglected. For more information on his Altoona, PA area practice, please call his office at 814-946-4100 or visit his website at http://www.stoehrlaw.com. Attorney Stoehr takes cases in Blair and the seven surrounding counties.
Pennsylvania also has an Elder Abuse Task Force, which holds the mission to examine allegations of individuals who cheat, deceive, and/or abuse older Pennsylvanians. To report a potential case of elder abuse, please call their reporting hotline at (866) 623-2137.