Elder Abuse and its Prevention
04/17/13 - 04/18/13
National Academy of Sciences (More Detail)
Institute of Medicine (IOM) (More Detail)
|This free, public workshop will use an ecological framework to explore the burden of elder abuse around the world, focusing on its impacts on individuals, families, communities, and societies. The workshop will address occurrences and co-occurrences of different types of abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional, and financial, as well as neglect. The ultimate objective is to illuminate promising global and multisectoral evidence-based approaches to the prevention of elder maltreatment.