What is abuse of older adults?

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Penny Bain
Charmaine Spencer
Publisher: 
Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
Publication Date: 
2006

Discusses the definition of abuse of older adults, who are the victims, who are the abusers, how many older adults are affected by abuse or neglect, how abuse is a form of family violence, and why victims stay silent.