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Elder Abuse: How Much Occurs and How Do We Measure It?

Event Dates
All times are Eastern Time unless noted otherwise.

Panelists will present NIJ research on elder mistreatment in noninstitutionalized adults as well as tools for measuring the financial exploitation and psychological abuse of the elderly. A recently completed telephone survey of more than 6,500 older adults living in the community provides the most accurate estimates of the prevalence and incidence of physical, sexual, financial and emotional elder abuse. A second study used state-of-the-art science methods to develop a tool that measures the financial and psychological abuse of elders.

Event Type
Event Option(s)
Online, On demand
National Institute of Justice
Carrie Mulford, Ph.D.
National Institute of Justice
Georgia Anetzberger, Ph.D., ACSW, LISW
Health Care Administration Program, Cleveland State University
Ron Acierno, Ph.D.
Medical University of South Carolina
Registration Status
Not Required
Open to all
Date Created: March 27, 2014