Families

Dispelling Conventional Wisdom

June 16, 2019 // 0 Comments

Elder abuse and guardianship Is it really the family ?   The definition of elder abuse in the United States, varies on the basis of each state’s statutes and regulations. Researchers also use different definitions to describe and study the issue. However, the World Health Organization (WHO)[and US Department of Justice (USDOJ) define elder abuse as follows: “Elder abuse is a single or repeated act, or lack of appropriate action, occurring within any relationship where there [- more...]