Elder abuse: the Canadian experience.

  title={Elder abuse: the Canadian experience.},
  author={Elizabeth Podnieks},
  journal={Journal of elder abuse & neglect},
  volume={20 2},
Abuse and neglect of older adults occurs in all Canadian communities and solutions require the coordinated efforts of society at large. Amelioration entails more than a legislative approach. Prevention of this growing problem is a social responsibility that requires networking and collaboration between different disciplines in all sectors of the community. This article will discuss elder abuse in Canada from a historical perspective, as well as current legislation, model programs, and research… CONTINUE READING

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