Q: My mother is 88 years old she was living in a building for elderly citizens, where there was harassment by the manager
this went on police were call. citizens of this building are scared of him, she had to move out last week we need to file a restraining order because they have her new address. We are filing a law suite for damages she was also hospitalize in the time that she was living there, he does not do his job makes it difficult for the citizens so he wont have to work have pictures and evidence.
A: Terribly sorry to hear your mother was treated this way, Elder Abuse is as bad as Child Abuse, because Elders often cannot protect themselves. You need to contact a local attorney that deals in Elder Abuse right away, he can assist you to obtain the relief you need for your mother. You should also know that acts that may not constitute harassment or discrimination CAN constitute Elder Abuse in the right (or wrong) circumstances. Mental Abuse of Elders is a big problem particularly when dealing with LLs that are bullys.
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