Why COVID-19 May Increase Elder Abuse—And How We Can Prevent It
Research suggests the confinement, isolation, and stress brought on by the coronavirus pandemic is linked to a worldwide increase in domestic violence and child abuse. Though less well-publicized, the COVID-19 crisis may also increase risks for older adults, including physical, sexual, or psychological abuse, as well as financial exploitation or neglect by caregivers.
Original Article Source Credits: Education Development Center , https://www.edc.org/
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Original Article Posted on: September 23, 2020
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