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Elder Abuse: Types, Signs, Risk Factors, and Prevention

HelpGuide.org provides useful advice for understanding, preventing and resolving elder abuse.

Preventing Elder Abuse by Family Caregivers

Downloadable PDF guidebook from the National Center on Elder Abuse provides information on identifying and preventing elder abuse within family caregiving situations.

Financial Abuse

The National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse informs on the broad spectrum of conduct apparent in elder financial abuse cases.

Elder Psychological Abuse

Aging Well Magazine offers insight on the affects of elder psychological abuse in this article, “Devious Damage: Elder Psychological Abuse.”

Power of Attorney Abuse

The AARP Web site offers a detailed research report entitled “Power of Attorney Abuse: What States Can Do About It,” exploring the current problem of power of attorney abuse and how state legislatures can protect vulnerable adults against it.