Abuse of older adults by family members - ARCHIVED

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Since the 1980s, abuse of older Canadians has gained the attention of service providers, researchers, lobbyists, as well as policy makers. Abuse can include physical, psychological or financial mistreatment of adults over the age of 65 years. To date, a lack of data has made it difficult to quantify and truly understand the nature of abuse against older adults.

Issue Number: 2000000
Author(s): Pottie Bunge, Valerie
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PDFJuly 25, 2000