Eyewitness News: Detecting the Signs of Elder Abuse and Neglect with Attorney Tanya Alsheikh

June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month, and in Kern County over 6,928 reports were made in 2023. An estimated 202,549 cases of reported elder and dependent adult abuse in the United States, according to Kern County Aging and Adult Services. Bakersfield Eyewitness News spoke with Tanya Alsheikh, elder abuse and neglect attorney Chain | Cohn | Clark, about the statistics, cases of elder abuse locally, and how to detect abuse and neglect in senior care facilities.