Elder abuse in nursing homes: an ecological perspective.

@article{Schiamberg2011ElderAI,
  title={Elder abuse in nursing homes: an ecological perspective.},
  author={Lawrence B. Schiamberg and Gia G Barboza and James F. Oehmke and Zhenmei Zhang and Robert J. Griffore and Robin P. Weatherill and Levente von Heydrich and Lori Ann Post},
  journal={Journal of elder abuse & neglect},
  year={2011},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={
          190-211
        }
}
Population trends suggest that the next 20 years will witness a dramatic increase in the adult population aged 65 and older. Projected increases in the elderly population are expected to significantly increase the stress on family and professional caretakers. Stress, in the context of caregiving relationships, is a risk factor associated with increased prevalence of elder abuse in familial and institutional settings. As increasing numbers of older adults are moved from family caregiving to… CONTINUE READING

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