TITLE

Guest Editorial. Elder Abuse and Financial Exploitation: Unlawful and Just Plain Awful!

AUTHOR(S)
Fitzwater, Evelyn L.; Puchta, Charles
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Gerontological Nursing;Dec2010, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on financial exploitation of older people and its rise in the U.S. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), financial exploitation is a serious public health problem that is often hidden and is underreported. Topics include statistics related to elder financial exploitation from the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) and two examples of individuals who have been exploited.
ACCESSION #
55563316

 

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