By David Mittleman

Doormen at Apartments, Condos Help Fight Elder Abuse

The doormen at apartments and condos may seem like their only responsibility is to greet visitors and hold open the door. However, doormen can be the first line of defense against elder abuse, which is estimated to affect 3-10% of Americans. Elder abuse can include physical, emotional and financial abuse and the elderly can be particularly vulnerable as they may live alone or be more trusting than people born in later decades.

Doormen Get Training to Spot Elder Abuse

Unfortunately, only 4% of elder abuse cases are reported to the police, …read more