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Many older people are victims of elder abuse. It is the mistreatment of an older person, usually by a caregiver. It can happen within the family. It can also happen in assisted living facilities or nursing homes.

The mistreatment may be

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  1. Elder Abuse (National Library of Medicine)  
    Many older people are victims of elder abuse. It is the mistreatment of an older person, usually by a caregiver. It can happen within the family. It can also happen ...
  2. National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse)  
    ... and legal costs, and lost income and assets. Elder Abuse News NEWS FROM THE ELDER JUSTICE COALITION September ... olde r. Report to the National Center on Elder Abuse, Administration on Aging, Washington, D.C. NCEA. (2005). ...
  3. What is Elder Abuse? (Administration on Aging)  
    Administration on Aging (AoA) What is Elder Abuse? What Is Elder Abuse What Are the Warning Signs Resources and Links Each year hundreds of thousands of older persons are abused, ...
  4. Preventing Elder Abuse and Neglect in Older Adults (AGS Foundation for Health in Aging)  
    Preventing Elder Abuse and Neglect in Older Adults Tools and Tips Printer-friendly PDF Click here to see our other ... and neglect. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, the number of older adults who are mistreated ...
  5. Elder Abuse From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute on Aging)  
    ... even help with stress. For More Information About Elder Abuse and Where to Get Help Eldercare Locator 1- ...
  6. Understanding Elder Abuse (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) - PDF  
    Understanding Elder Abuse Fact Sheet 2013 Elder abuse includes several types of violence that occur among those ages 60 and ... an elder’s money, property, or assets. Why is elder abuse a public health problem? Elder abuse is a ...
  7. Elder Abuse and Substance Abuse (National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse)  
    Elder Abuse and Substance Abuse Substance abuse has been identified as the most frequently cited risk factor associated with elder abuse and neglect. It may be the victim and/ ...
  8. Elder Abuse FAQS (Department of Justice)  
    Types of Elder Abuse: Warning Signs (by type of abuse) What is Elder Abuse? What is Elder Polyvictimization? How Common Is Each ... Most Frequently? Does Elder Abuse Only Occur Once? Elder Abuse Reporting: Who is Responsible for Responding to Reports ...
  9. Role of Culture in Elder Abuse (National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse)  
    The Role of Culture in Elder Abuse Cultural values, beliefs, and traditions significantly affect family life. They dictate family members' roles and responsibilities toward one another, how family ...
  10. Preventing Elder Abuse by Family Caregivers (National Center on Elder Abuse) - PDF  
    ... Washington, D.C. March 2002 Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse Lisa Nerenberg, M.S.W., M.P.H T ... Caregiver Stress ......................................................... 6 PART 2: Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse....................... 8 Caregiver Stress and Physical Abuse.................................................. 8 “Families ...
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