Elder Abuse

The situation where an older adult has been abused, neglected or exploited.

More Common Terms

  • Home Health Agency Health, personal and social care provided in the home to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired.
  • Palliative Care Pain management services to provide comfort to those with life-threatening illness.
  • Social Security A federally-administered program that provides monthly benefits to eligible workers who are either disabled or age 62 and over, and certain family members.

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