Elder abuse: what we don't know will hurt us

Connolly, Marie-Therese
March 2012
Aging Today;Mar/Apr2012, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p7
The article discusses the elder abuse in the U.S. which can be physical, sexual and psychological including why elder abuse occurs, how to screen for it and what programs and practices are most effective in addressing it. Information on various elder abuse research programs including the U.S. National Institute of Health research is presented. It is suggested to effectively initiate action for elder justice by the U.S. government representatives.


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