Elder Abuse

Brief

Elder Abuse

September 30, 2020

Abstract

Elder abuse refers to any knowing, intentional, or negligent act that causes harm or serious risk of harm to an older adult (age 60 or older) by a person in a relationship of trust, such as a family member, caregiver, or guardian. This brief focuses on a number of different types of elder abuse including: psychological, physical, sexual, financial exploitation, and neglect or abandonment by others.

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https://ncvc.dspacedirect.org/bitstream/handle/20.500.11990/2165/CVR%20Synthesis_Elder%20Abuse_Brief.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

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