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What constitutes elder neglect?

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Dr. Theresa Redling
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
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In brief: Many types

Elder abuse can take many forms- physical, sexual, psychological, financial and simple neglect.
If one thinks there is a problem, referral to adult protective services is appropriate for intercention. It is often unidentified and therefore underreported.

In brief: Many types

Elder abuse can take many forms- physical, sexual, psychological, financial and simple neglect.
If one thinks there is a problem, referral to adult protective services is appropriate for intercention. It is often unidentified and therefore underreported.
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