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Browsing by Subject "Abuse in Later Life"

Browsing by Subject "Abuse in Later Life"

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  • Olomi, Julie; Wright, Naomi; Hasche, Leslie; DePrince, Anne (Traumatic Stress Studies Group, 2019)
    Little research is available specific to the service needs or related barriers of maltreated older adults. Further, no studies have asked at-risk older adults directly for their perspectives on service needs and barriers. ...
  • Beach, Scott (National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), 2018)
    This is research summary is based on the April 25, 2018 NAPSA webinar, Social Relationships and Elder Financial Victimization: Theoretical, Empirical, and Practical Perspectives. This document discusses a research study ...
  • Beach, Scott; Schulz, Richard; Sneed, Rodlescia (SAGE, 2016)
    Social support and social networks are important correlates of elder mistreatment. This study tests hypothesized associations between perceived social support, social network size, and financial exploitation (FE). A ...
  • Lamir, David; Roy, Curtis (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2019)
    We identified 34,664 Medicare claims for our audit period that contained diagnosis codes indicating the treatment of injuries potentially caused by abuse or neglect of Medicare beneficiaries. We estimated 30,754 of these ...
  • Jervis, Lori; Sconzert-Hall, William (Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 2017)
    The problem of how to conceptualize elder mistreatment goes back several decades, and is especially important for ethnic minority populations, who may have perspectives that differ from the dominant society. This community-based ...
  • Estebari, Fatemeh; Dastoorpoor, Maryam; Mostafaei, Davoud; Khanjani, Narges; Khalifekandi, Zahra Rahimi; Fouroushani, Abbas Rahimi; Aghababaeian, Hamidreza; Taghdisi, Mohammad Hossein (National Institutes of Health (NIH), 2018)
    Background: Older adults are more vulnerable to health risks than younger people and may get exposed to various dangers, including elder abuse. This study aimed to design and implement an empowerment educational intervention ...
  • Du Mont, Janice; Kosa, S. Daisy; Spencer, Charmaine; Yaffe, Mark; Macdonald, Sheila (PLoS One, 2020)
    A framework of social inclusion can promote equity and aid in preventing and addressing the abuse of older adults. Our objective was to build a social inclusion framework for a comprehensive hospital-based elder abuse ...
  • Gray, Jacque (National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA), 2017)
    This brief summarizes the main points of a webinar that presents current research on elder abuse among American Indians and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). It summarizes findings from multiple studies and surveys, some national ...
  • Alt, Kim; Nguyen, Annie; Meurer, Linda (Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect, 2011)
    Health professionals often lack adequate protocols or knowledge to detect, manage and prevent elder maltreatment. This systematic review describes and evaluates existing literature on the effectiveness of educational ...
  • Elman, Alyssa; Breckman, Risa; Clark, Sunday; Gottesman, Elaine; Rachmuth, Lisa; Reiff, Margaret; Callahan, Jean; Russell, Laura; Curtis, Maureen; Solomon, Joy; Sirey, Jo Anne; Lachs, Mark; Czaja, Sara; Pillemer, Karl; Rosen, Tony (SAGE Open, 2020)
    New York City is currently experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19, a highly contagious and potentially deadly virus, which is particularly dangerous for older adults. This pandemic has led to public health policies including ...
  • Lachs, Mark; Pillemer, Karl (New England Journal of Medicine, 2015)
    Although it has probably existed since antiquity, elder abuse was first described in the medical literature in the 1970s.1 Many initial attempts to define the clinical spectrum of the phenomenon and to formulate effective ...
  • Henderson, Erica; Ervin, Storm (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    The Center for Victim Research is assessing the state of the field in victim response specific crime types. This brief summarizes the fast facts and main points of the full synthesis about elder abuse victimization. See ...
  • Unknown author (National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), 2013)
    This fact sheet includes statistics related to the prevalence of elder abuse in the United States and health, mental, and mortality consequences of elder abuse. (CVRL Abstract)
  • Unknown author (National Center of Elder Abuse (NCEA), 2019)
    This annual compilation is a reference guide containing elder abuse, neglect and exploitation research that was published during the 2018-2019 calendar year of the NCEA grant. The themes and topics that were prominent in ...
  • Yon, Yongjie; Mikton, Christopher; Gassoumis, Zachary; Wilber, Kathleen (The Lancet Global Health, 2017)
    Background: Elder abuse is recognised worldwide as a serious problem, yet quantitative syntheses of prevalence studies are rare. We aimed to quantify and understand prevalence variation at the global and regional levels. ...
  • Ervin, Storm; Henderson, Erica (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    The Center for Victim Research is assessing the state of the field in victim response specific crime types. This synthesis compiles research and practice evidence about elder abuse victimization. The report defines elder ...
  • Ervin, Storm; Henderson, Erica (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    The Center for Victim Research is assessing the state of the field in victim response specific crime types. This bibliography provides the sources used in the elder abuse victimization synthesis report. See also the synthesis ...
  • Ervin, Storm; Henderson, Erica; Kasunic, Mary Lynn (Center for Victim Research (CVR), 2020)
    Center for Victim Research (CVR) is assessing the state of the field in victim response specific crime types and creating research syntheses. These webinar slides provide an overview of the syntheses on the research and ...
  • Brown, Kay (U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2011)
    This report contains information on (1) existing estimates of the extent of elder abuse and their quality, (2) factors associated with elder abuse and its impact on victims, (3) characteristics and challenges of state Adult ...
  • Brown, Kay (U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), 2011)
    This document presents the results of GAO's web-based survey of all 50 states and the District of Columbia to examine the responsibilities, organization, and challenges of Adult Protective Services (APS) programs. The ...