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Browsing by Subject "Older Adult"

Browsing by Subject "Older Adult"

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  • 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 ...
  • Dong, XinQi; Simon, Melissa; Mendes de Leon, Carlos; Fulmer, Terry; Beck, Todd; Hebert, Liesi; Dyer, Carmel Bitondo; Paveza, Gregory; Evans, Denis (JAMA: the Journal of the American Medical Association, 2009)
    Context—Both elder self-neglect and abuse have become increasingly prominent public health issues. The association of either elder self-neglect or abuse with mortality remains unclear. Objective—To examine the relationship ...
  • Brancale, Julie Nicole (Florida State University, 2017)
    Elder Americans have consistently reported a lower risk of criminal victimization for most other offenses than do adolescents and younger adults; however, certain types of financial exploitation disproportionately impact ...
  • Peterson, Janey; Burnes, David; Caccamise, Paul; Mason, Art; Henderson, Charles; Wells, Martin; Berman, Jacquelin; Cook, Ann Marie; Shukoff, Denise; Brownell, Patricia; Powell, Mebane; Salamone, Aurora; Pillemer, Karl; Lachs, Mark (Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2014)
    Background: Financial exploitation is the most common and least studied form of elder abuse. Previous research estimating the prevalence of financial exploitation of older adults (FEOA) is limited by a broader emphasis on ...
  • Ornstein, Charles (ProPublica, 2015)
    [This website publication contains the]….details of 47 incidents since 2012 in which workers at nursing homes and assisted-living centers shared photos or videos of residents on social media networks. The details come from ...
  • Crockett, Cailin; Cooper, Bergen; Brandl, Bonnie (The British Journal of Social Work, 2018)
    Individuals do not become immune to the risks of violence and abuse as they age, and older adults—particularly older women—face intersectional stigma: the compounding of social prejudice and assumptions that draw on a range ...
  • Singer, Paul (New England Center for Investigative Reporting, 2018)
    Last year alone [in 2017], state adult protective services (APS) intervened in more than 142,000 cases to protect seniors at risk from what is clumsily termed “self-neglect” – seniors who have become too physically or ...
  • Teaster, Pamela; Roberto, Karen; Blancato, Robert; Lindberg, Brian; Whitmire, Meredith (University of Southern California, 2019)
    In late 2017, researchers from Virginia Tech (Pamela B. Teaster and Karen A. Roberto) and the Elder Justice Coalition (Brian W. Lindberg and Robert Blancato) conducted 4 one-hour focus group interviews with 20 selected ...
  • Yon, Yongjie; Mikton, Christopher; Wilder, Kate; Gassoumis, Zachary (Canadian Journal on Aging, 2017)
    Elder abuse is an important public health and human rights issue. Yet its true extent is not well understood. To address this, we will conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of elder abuse prevalence studies from ...
  • Unknown author (National Center of Elder Abuse (NCEA), 2015)
    A 2015 Propublica article examined 47 instances in which workers at nursing homes and assisted living centers have shared inappropriate, dehumanizing, and unauthorized digital content of residents (Ornstein & Huseman, ...
  • Nerenberg, Lisa (Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, 2010)
    Most practitioners in the field of elder abuse preventions, including social workers, adult protective service workers, and legal and health care professionals adhere to ethical and practice principles or guidelines that ...
  • Quinn, Mary Joy; Goldman, Eileen; Nerenberg, Lisa; Piazza, Deana (Borchard Foundation Center on Law and Aging, 2010)
    The project addressed the need for a definition of undue influence in the Probate Code that can be referred to by probate courts, Adult Protective Service personnel, Public Guardian personnel, and other community agencies ...