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Elder Abuse: Pathfinder

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  • Is isolation a common factor in elder abuse?
  • Do abusers have unrealistic expectations of the capabilities of the elderly?
  • Compare the various types of elder abuse.
  • What are some common characteristics of elder abuse?
  • Is there a relationship between physical punishment as a child and becoming an elder abuser?
  • Does increasing dependency of a elderly person create stress which leads to abuse?
  • What laws or legislation are in place to protect the elderly?
  • What impact does the Internet and access to information have on the increase of financial scams among the elderly?
  • How are nursing homes and assisted living facilities regulated to assure older adults are protected physically and financially?

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