Perception v. Reality
10%++ of Seniors Report
Are Being Abused
Best Estimates Say Only 1 in 14 Cases are Reported*
How many seniors do you believe are abused each year by caregivers?
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Perceived Number of Seniors Being Abused
* Source NCOA National Council on Aging
**Perception of senior abuse source: Penrose Senior Care Auditors Aging Parent Survey 2 conducted among 229 Adult Children of Seniors ages 75+, August 2016
Most Adult Children of Seniors Believe 5% or Less of Seniors Are Being Abused*