DQ 4 Q2.docx - Elderabuse in America and around the world is a social problem that may not be recognized To gain a better understanding use the

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Elderabuse in America, and around the world, is a social problem that may not be recognized. To gain a better understanding, use the following website to gain background information: . Define e lder abuse, and explain what makes an older adult vulnerable. What has been done in the past, in your own state, or in another part of the world to educate, prevent, or mitigate the effects of elder abuse? Have these solutions been effective? What about current solutions? Explain if current solutions are more effective. Elder abuse is physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional abuse, confinement, passive neglect, willful deprivation, and financial exploitation (NCOA). Those will dementia or Alzheimers disease are very vulnerable because of their chronic diseases. Elders adult who do not have much mental capacity or physical strength are also vulnerable to elder abuse. There are laws place to protect vulnerable
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