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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.

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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. Elder Abuse and Neglect: In Search of Solutions (American Psychological Association)  
    ... the abuser can receive needed help. What is elder abuse? Elder abuse is the infliction of physical, emotional/ ... people who can help. Cues that may signal elder abuse Many of the symptoms listed here may be ...
  3. 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 20th Anniversary of Human Rights Day INPEA ... the Elder Justice Coordinating Council for a National Elder Abuse Research Agenda Presented by the NAPSA/NCPEA Research ...
  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 (Administration on Aging)  
    ... Centers Unable to Share This Page What is Elder Abuse? What Is Elder Abuse What Are the Warning Signs Resources and Links ... family members, friends, or “trusted others.” In general, elder abuse is a term referring to any knowing, intentional, ...
  6. 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/ ...
  7. 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 ...
  8. 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 ...
  9. JAMA Patient Page: Elder Abuse (American Medical Association) - PDF  
    JAMA PATIENT PAGE Elder Abuse E lder abuse refers to the mistreatment of an older adult that threatens his or her health or safety. ... discussing elder abuse and self-neglect. TYPES OF ELDER ABUSE • Physical abuse, such as infliction of pain or ...
  10. Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse (National Center on Elder Abuse) - PDF  
    ... preventing abuse by caregivers: A Model Intervention for Elder Abuse and Dementia. This curriculum was designed for workers ... NAIC/Notes/caregiverresource html To lean more about elder abuse and how to report it: Abuse The National ...
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