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Aging, Ageism and Abuse

Aging, Ageism and Abuse
  • Author : Gloria Gutman,Charmaine Spencer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 04 February 2010
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Population aging is occurring worldwide. Reports of abuse and neglect of older men and women are also evident on a global basis. While much of the work on identification, treatment and prevention of abuse of older persons has been within the family setting, it cannot be separated from the broader experience of growing old in contemporary society. Time and time again, issues around legislation, policy and practice collide with human rights, societal attitudes and stereotypes. Raising awareness of the link

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Aging, Ageism and Abuse

Aging, Ageism and Abuse
  • Author : Gloria Gutman,Professor and Director Gerontology Research Centre Gloria Gutman,Charmaine Spencer
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 March 2010
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Population aging is occurring worldwide. Reports of abuse and neglect of older men and women are also evident on a global basis. While much of the work on identification, treatment and prevention of abuse of older persons has been within the family setting, it cannot be separated from the broader experience of growing old in contemporary society. Time and time again, issues around legislation, policy and practice collide with human rights, societal attitudes and stereotypes. Raising awareness of the linkamong

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Elder Justice, Ageism, and Elder Abuse

Elder Justice, Ageism, and Elder Abuse
  • Author : Lisa Nerenberg
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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"The beauty of this important book lies in its conclusion... This book provides the roadmap that has led us to our current dilemmas and offers the path forward to a truly just society for all." -Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President of The John A. Hartford Foundation Delivering the first comprehensive analysis of elder justice and its implications for policy and practice, this book offers a promising approach that ensures the rights, safety, and security of all older Americans. It

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Ageism and Elder Abuse

Ageism and Elder Abuse
  • Author : Lynn McDonald,K. L. Sharma
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 29 November 2021
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As an "ism," ageism reflects a prejudice in society against older adults. Ageist attitudes are perpetuated in many ways: for example, by the lack of positive images of the elderly in advertisements and on TV programs, as well as the widespread use of demeaning language about old age. The intentional mistreatment of, or harm to, elderly persons is classified as elder abuse. An abuser can be anyone that an older person comes in contact with, such as a caregiver, a

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Ageism and Mistreatment of Older Workers

Ageism and Mistreatment of Older Workers
  • Author : Patricia Brownell,James J. Kelly
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 December 2012
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This book promotes an understanding of ageism, discrimination and mistreatment of older adult workers, incorporating an international human rights perspective. The impact of ageism on the mistreatment of older adult workers has not to date been examined in depth through the lens of international human rights instruments, nor has discrimination against older adults in the workplace been framed as a form of elder abuse for research and policy making purposes. This book presents a multi-disciplinary exploration of these themes as

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Elder Abuse and Its Prevention

Elder Abuse and Its Prevention
  • Author : National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Global Violence Prevention
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 18 March 2014
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Elder Abuse and Its Prevention is the summary of a workshop convened in April 2013 by the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Global Violence Prevention. Using an ecological framework, this workshop explored the burden of elder abuse around the world, focusing on its impacts on individuals, families, communities, and societies. Additionally, the workshop addressed occurrences and co-occurrences of different types of abuse, including physical, sexual, emotional, and financial, as well as neglect. The ultimate objective was to illuminate promising global and

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Ageism, second edition

Ageism, second edition
  • Author : Todd D. Nelson
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 12 May 2017
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Current research and theory from a range of disciplines on ageism, discussing issues from elder abuse to age discrimination against workers, revised and updated. People commonly use age to categorize and stereotype others–even though those who stereotype the elderly are eventually bound to become elderly themselves. Ageism is found cross-culturally, but it is especially prevalent in the United States, where most people regard growing older with depression, fear, and anxiety. Older people in the United States are stigmatized and

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Beyond Elder Law

Beyond Elder Law
  • Author : Israel Doron,Ann M. Soden
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 28 March 2012
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All over the world, there is a growing interest in the relationship between law and aging: How does the law influence the lives of older people? Can rights, advocacy and representation advance the social position of the aged and combat ageism? What are the new and cutting-edge frontiers in the field of elder law? Should there be a new international human rights convention in this field? These are only a few of the many questions that arise. This book attempts

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Elder Mistreatment

Elder Mistreatment
  • Author : National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Committee on Law and Justice,Committee on National Statistics,Panel to Review Risk and Prevalence of Elder Abuse and Neglect
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 06 February 2003
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Since the late 1970s when Congressman Claude Pepper held widely publicized hearings on the mistreatment of the elderly, policy makers and practitioners have sought ways to protect older Americans from physical, psychological, and financial abuse. Yet, during the last 20 years fewer than 50 articles have addressed the shameful problem that abusersâ€"and sometimes the abused themselvesâ€"want to conceal. Elder Mistreatment in an Aging America takes a giant step toward broadening our understanding of the mistreatment of the elderly and recommends

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Social Exclusion in Later Life

Social Exclusion in Later Life
  • Author : Kieran Walsh,Thomas Scharf,Sofie Van Regenmortel,Anna Wanka
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 01 May 2021
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Drawing on interdisciplinary, cross-national perspectives, this open access book contributes to the development of a coherent scientific discourse on social exclusion of older people. The book considers five domains of exclusion (services; economic; social relations; civic and socio-cultural; and community and spatial domains), with three chapters dedicated to analysing different dimensions of each exclusion domain. The book also examines the interrelationships between different forms of exclusion, and how outcomes and processes of different kinds of exclusion can be related to

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Neglected No More

Neglected No More
  • Author : Andre Picard
  • Publisher : Random House Canada
  • Release : 02 March 2021
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A NATIONAL BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE BALSILLIE PRIZE FOR PUBLIC POLICY It took the coronavirus pandemic to open our eyes to the deplorable state of so many of the nation's long-term care homes: the inhumane conditions, overworked and underpaid staff, and lack of oversight. In this timely new book, esteemed health reporter André Picard reveals the full extent of the crisis in eldercare, and offers an urgently needed prescription to fix a broken system. When COVID-19 spread through seniors' residences

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Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect

Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect
  • Author : Joan R. Harbison
  • Publisher : UBC Press
  • Release : 01 September 2016
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The mistreatment of diverse older people in varying ways is categorized in many societies as “elder abuse and neglect,” yet this concept has not been subjected to rigorous critical inquiry. Instead, it has most often represented the interests of professionals, academics, and governments, while policy makers and researchers frequently disregard the complexity of issues that fall under the designation. The first comprehensive, scholarly critique of the topic, Contesting Elder Abuse and Neglect is an important, much-needed contribution that encourages new

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Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse
  • Author : Jordan I Kosberg,Juanita L Garcia
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 02 December 2013
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Here is an informative overview of the causes and consequences of elder abuse in countries around the world. This book delves into the global problem of elder abuse and identifies similarities and differences that occur from country to country. Elder Abuse: International and Cross-Cultural Perspectives increases understanding of the problem of elder abuse, helping you recognize more easily the causes of elder abuse in your own country and find tactics to counter these causes. Strategies from around the world can

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Women and Positive Aging

Women and Positive Aging
  • Author : Lisa Hollis-Sawyer,Amanda Dykema-Engblade
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 03 March 2016
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Women and Positive Aging: An International Perspective presents the noted research in the fields of psychology, gerontology, and gender studies, reflecting the increasingly popular and pervasive positive aging issues of women in today’s society from different cohorts, backgrounds, and life situations. Each section describes a bridge between the theoretical aspects and practical applications of the theory that is consistent with the scientist-practitioner training model in psychology, including case studies and associated intervention strategies with older women in each chapter.

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