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Elder Abuse

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Elder Abuse is a Family Problem

Elder abuse is the physical, psychological, sexual, or financial abuse, abandonment, or neglect of an older adult. The abuse can be intentional or unintentional and life-threatening. Elder abuse can affect men and women from all ethnic backgrounds.