ERIC Number: ED216295
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Apr-3
Reference Count: N/A
Physical and Financial Abuse of the Elderly. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Retirement Income and Employment of the Select Committee on Aging. House of Representatives, Ninety-Seventh Congress, First Session (San Francisco, Calif.)
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.
The proceedings of this subcommittee of the House of Representatives Select Committee on Aging explore the incidence and causes of elder abuse and consider ways of dealing with the problem. Statements of victims of elder abuse and statements of social service personnel are included. Legal aspects of the problem and the possibility of government intervention are explored. The appendices contain further information and research from various states, historical and questionnaire data on protective services for the elderly, and information on physical, emotional, and financial abuse of elderly persons. (JAC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Select Committee on Aging.