Topic 4 DQ 2.docx - Topic 4 DQ 2 Elderabuse in America and around the world is a social problem that may not be recognized To gain a better

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Topic 4 DQ 2 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 elder 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 includes [physical, emotional, or sexual harm inflicted upon an older adult, their financial exploitation, or neglect of their welfare by people who are directly responsible for their care” (Help Guide, 2020, para 2). Elder abuse is literally what is says “elder abuse”. Elder abuse happens to older people that cannot take care of themselves or think for themselves. It happens in many ways. They get money stolen from them,
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