Articles tagged Elder Abuse

Study finds that a fraction of elder abuse cases are reported

The Sacramento Bee newspaper published a short article on December 31, 2010 written by Anita Creamer on a Cornell University study that proves that only a fraction of elder abuse cases are ever reported. The article stated: New research from Cornell University’s medical college suggests that the incidence of elder abuse and exploitation is far greater than experts had expected. The study, which is not available online, compared the number of cases reported to law enforcement, agencies that serve the aging and other authorities with those mentioned in 4,000 random phone surveys of people 60 and older. For every elder […]