Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

Chris Herman, MSW, LICSW

Aging, Behavioral Health, Health

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In recent years, the problems of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation have garnered increasing attention within the United States. This publication describes the nature, incidence, and risks of elder mistreatment; highlights recent federal elder justice initiatives; and provides strategies, tools, and resources to help social workers address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

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