Why COVID-19 May Increase Elder Abuse—And How We Can Prevent It

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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.

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Original Article Source Credits:   Education Development Center , https://www.edc.org/

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Original Article Posted on:  September 23, 2020

Link to Original Article:  https://www.edc.org/why-covid-19-may-increase-elder-abuse-how-we-can-prevent-it