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Elder abuse

Elder abuse is any action or lack of action that brings harm to an older person by someone who is in a relationship of trust (such as caregiver or family member). This definition has expanded over time to include several different types of abuse (physical, psychological or emotional, sexual, financial, and neglect). Not surprisingly, being exposed to abuse puts you at greater risk for poor health.

Elder abuse just next door! Part 1: What is elder abuse?
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Elder abuse just next door! Part 2: What are the risk factors and types of elder abuse?
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Sexual assaults against older adults in nursing homes: recognizing the signs and asking for help
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