Dealing with abuse from an elder as a family caregiver is a scary situation. Being such an unfamiliar occurrence to many new caregivers, it may bring up some questions on how to deal with it. Carol Bradley Bursack breaks down some of the reasons why the elder you are caring for may abuse you and gives some guidance on where to go from there in terms of controlling and relieving the situation. Bursack also gives some first-hand experience on elder abuse and how it affected her.
Learn more about elder abuse toward caregivers in the article below: