ERIC Number: ED468452
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jun-14
Reference Count: N/A
Saving Our Seniors: Preventing Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation. Hearing before the Special Committee on Aging, United States Senate, One Hundred Seventh Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.
In this report of a congressional hearing, testimony includes statements and prepared statements of these four senators: John Breaux, Larry Craig, Debbie Stabenow, and Herbert Kohl. Panel I is presented by the Acting Assistant Attorney General, United States (U.S.) Department of Justice. Panel II consists of individuals representing the National Center on Elder Abuse, National Association of State Units on Aging; a victim of elder abuse; Director of Geriatrics, University of California, Irvine, California; Elder Abuse Prosecution Unit, San Diego, California; and the National Association of Adult Protective Services Administrators. Appendixes include a statement by the National Indian Council on Aging; testimony by the Social Services Block Grant Coalition; and a letter from the American Bar Association and its recommended guidelines for state courts handling cases involving elder abuse. (YLB)
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Counseling, Elder Abuse, Family Caregivers, Family Problems, Family Violence, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Helping Relationship, Legal Responsibility, Long Term Care, Negligence, Nursing Homes, Older Adults, Parent Child Relationship, Social Networks, Social Support Groups, Victims of Crime
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402-0001. For full text: http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=107_sen ate_hearings&docid=f:74685.pdf.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging.