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Abuse in Later Life: Name it! Claim it!

General Material

Noting the complex nature of abuse in later life, this document highlights the importance of coordination between adult protective services and domestic violence advocates. Also included are standard definitions of elder abuse, domestic violence, and abuse in later life. Case examples are presented to show the challenges and importance of clearly defining abuse in later life.