As terrible as elder abuse is, what’s even more alarming is how under-reported it is. According to The National Center on Elder Abuse, only one in four cases is reported. Of course, we all hope that the under-reporting is not malicious — and in fact, it may not be. It may just be that the signs are going unnoticed. This article from the Bangor Daily News points out 6 things you should keep your eye on to tell if a senior is being targeted. It also gives advice on how to get involved, how to help protect the elderly, and points out some of the many options for helping out those with diminished capacity.