Elder Care: Preventing Elder Abuse
Because of increased dependence, older people can be at risk for neglect and other forms of abuse, including physical, financial, and psychological. This program teaches the viewer to understand and recognize the signs of elder abuse. It gives clear guidance for reducing these problems among the elderly and for understanding how behavior can be hurtful emotionally, if not physically. Special topics include the stresses of dealing with an older person with dementia, which can lead to caregiver anger, depression, and abuse.