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Elder Abuse

Authored By: National Institute on Aging
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Many older people are victims of elder abuse, sometimes called elder mistreatment. It can happen to anyone—no matter what their race, religion, or background. And, it can happen in many places including the older person’s home, a family member’s house, assisted living facility, or nursing home.

Link to the NIH page on Elder Abuse: www.nia.nih.gov

Last Review and Update: Sep 13, 2017