Aging Ageism and Abuse

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 among aging, ageism and abuse, is one goal of this book and a necessary first step in the battle to eliminate abuse and neglect of older persons. But awareness is not enough, action needs to be taken to develop, case finding procedures and remedial and preventive policies and programs that are elder-friendly both in intent and in the way that they are implemented. This book offers a thought-provoking examination of selected current policies and programs that have been developed within the health, social services and criminal justice systems. It highlights the special issues and vulnerabilities of older women, older men and persons from the LGTB community. It also features a unique approach to reaching young people through an educational program that shapes attitudes and behavior via graphic art. Clear, straightforward writing style - reader does not have to contend with murky theories and obscure references Practical approach – readers can relate to the examples that are provided of situations in which abuse and neglect has or can occur

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  • Author : Gloria Gutman
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 120 pages
  • ISBN : 0123815096
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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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

Advances in Elder Abuse Research

Advances in Elder Abuse Research
  • Author : Amanda Phelan
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 01 January 2020
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This book provides an insight into advances in elder abuse in the areas of research, policy, practice and legislation. It provides readers with a broad understanding of the topic and considers the progress in elder abuse knowledge. The book explores the nexus of ageism and elder abuse, describes key social policies and their legislative manifestation, covers major policies and programs related to elder abuse, defines elder sexual abuse and much more. It offers the reader a comprehensive insight into new

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

Elder Justice, Ageism, and Elder Abuse

Elder Justice, Ageism, and Elder Abuse
  • Author : Lisa Nerenberg
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 26 January 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

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

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

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

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse
  • Author : XinQi Dong
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 February 2017
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This book provides a global comprehensive and systematic state-of-the review of this field that fills the gaps between research, practice, and policy. The book addresses the epidemiology of the issue and the global prevalence of elder abuse in both developed and developing countries, which synthesizes the most up-to-date data about risk factors and protective factors associated with elder abuse and consequences of elder abuse; clinical assessment and management of elder abuse, including screening, detection, management of elder abuse, and the

Ageism

Ageism
  • Author : Tay K. McNamara,John B. Williamson
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 May 2019
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Ageism: Past, Present, and Future presents perspectives for understanding ageism and puts ageism in the context of specific social institutions. McNamara and Williamson uniquely provide a number of complementary ways to understand ageism, including social and psychological theories of ageism, economic development, ageism as frame or lens, and ageism at the intersection of various social categories such as gender and race. They then put ageism in the context of mass media, h ealth care, employment, and public policy. This short

Encyclopedia of Ageism

Encyclopedia of Ageism
  • Author : Erdman Ballagh Palmore
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 26 January 2021
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The 'Encyclopedia of Ageism' is a comprehensive review of over 125 aspects of ageism, arranged alphabetically. Some 60 experts examine such topics as anti-aging, stereotypes and the media, with numerous references & a bibliography for further reading.

Elder Abuse and Neglect

Elder Abuse and Neglect
  • Author : Mary Joy Quinn, RN, MA,Susan K. Tomita, MSW, PhD
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 28 June 1997
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In this second edition of their classic volume, the authors present their elder abuse diagnosis and intervention model. This comprehensive model of detection, assessment, and intervention enables the practitioner first to identify the type of elder mistreatment, including physical, sexual, psychological, and financial. It then provides systematic and realistic interventions. This updated edition also includes information on legal interventions with suggestions on how the practitioner should act in the courtroom, give testimony, document findings, and prepare for legal involvement with

This Chair Rocks

This Chair Rocks
  • Author : Ashton Applewhite
  • Publisher : Celadon Books
  • Release : 05 March 2019
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Author, activist, and TED speaker Ashton Applewhite has written a rousing manifesto calling for an end to discrimination and prejudice on the basis of age. In our youth obsessed culture, we’re bombarded by media images and messages about the despairs and declines of our later years. Beauty and pharmaceutical companies work overtime to convince people to purchase products that will retain their youthful appearance and vitality. Wrinkles are embarrassing. Gray hair should be colored and bald heads covered with

Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People

Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People
  • Author : Margaret Morganroth Gullette
  • Publisher : Rutgers University Press
  • Release : 23 August 2017
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When the term “ageism” was coined in 1969, many problems of exclusion seemed resolved by government programs like Social Security and Medicare. As people live longer lives, today’s great demotions of older people cut deeper into their self-worth and human relations, beyond the reach of law or public policy. In Ending Ageism, or How Not to Shoot Old People, award-winning writer and cultural critic Margaret Morganroth Gullette confronts the offenders: the ways people aging past midlife are portrayed in the