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

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

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

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 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

Ageism and Elder Abuse

Ageism and Elder Abuse
  • Author : Lynn McDonald,K. L. Sharma
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 16 April 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

Elder Justice, Ageism, and Elder Abuse

Elder Justice, Ageism, and Elder Abuse
  • Author : Lisa Nerenberg
  • Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
  • Release : 16 April 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

Sexual Violence Against Older People

Sexual Violence Against Older People
  • Author : Hannah Bows
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 22 March 2019
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Research on sexual violence has been a growing area of academic study since the 1970s. However, the focus of these efforts has centred on younger women, leaving older women largely ignored in research. This book presents data from the first UK study to examine the extent, nature and impacts of sexual violence against people aged 60 and over. Drawing on both quantitative analysis of reported cases of sexual violence against people over 60 and qualitative interviews with practitioners in sexual violence and

Beyond Elder Law

Beyond Elder Law
  • Author : Israel Doron,Ann M. Soden
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 30 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

Ageism

Ageism
  • Author : Todd D. Nelson
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 16 April 2021
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Current findings on the origins and effects of ageism, as well as ways to reduce it.

Social Work Practice With Older Adults

Social Work Practice With Older Adults
  • Author : Jill M. Chonody,Barbra Teater
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications
  • Release : 08 November 2017
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Social Work Practice With Older Adults by Jill Chonody and Barbra Teater presents a contemporary framework based on the World Health Organization’s active aging policy that allows forward-thinking students to focus on client strengths and resources when working with the elderly. The Actively Aging framework takes into account health, social, behavioral, economic, and personal factors as they relate to aging, but also explores environmental issues, which aligns with the new educational standards put forth by the Council on Social

Contemporary Perspectives on Ageism

Contemporary Perspectives on Ageism
  • Author : Liat Ayalon,Clemens Tesch-Römer
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 22 May 2018
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This open access book provides a comprehensive perspective on the concept of ageism, its origins, the manifestation and consequences of ageism, as well as ways to respond to and research ageism. The book represents a collaborative effort of researchers from over 20 countries and a variety of disciplines, including, psychology, sociology, gerontology, geriatrics, pharmacology, law, geography, design, engineering, policy and media studies. The contributors have collaborated to produce a truly stimulating and educating book on ageism which brings a clear overview