Elder Abuse
  • Author : John E Johnson
  • Release Date : 14 April 2021
  • Publisher : Prominence Publishing
  • Genre : Uncategorized
  • Pages : 122
  • ISBN 13 : 1988925738

Elder Abuse Book Summary

This first-of-its-kind book undertakes the uncomfortable conversation that so many are unwilling to have - that elder abuse is widespread and very real. This book educates the reader to recognize elder abuse in its early stages before the damage is irreparable. John E. Johnson, a retired lawyer, and Sabby Duthie, a former retirement-home owner, share real stories from families of different generations and backgrounds. Combined with reliable statistics, the result is chilling evidence that elder abuse exists in every facet of our senior citizens' lives. The stories shared in this book encompass every level of contact, including doctors, lawyers, financial advisors, family members, social workers, and the frontline workers at both retirement homes and long-term care centres.The book is an easy read for such a difficult subject. It encourages us to have the conversation respectfully and lovingly to ensure that our loved ones know they have a right to live free of abuse. We all have a role to play in the resolution.

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse

Author : John E Johnson,Sabby Duthie
Publisher : Prominence Publishing
Genre : Uncategorized
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This first-of-its-kind book undertakes the uncomfortable conversation that so many are unwilling to have - that elder abuse is widespread and very real. This book educates the reader to recognize elder abuse in its early stages before the damage is irreparable. John E. Johnson, a retired lawyer, and Sabby Duthie, ...

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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
Genre : Social Science
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Publisher : Springer
Genre : Family & Relationships
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