Fighting elder abuse: Our role in helping elders reclaim their independence
November 5, 2014
Aging Today – American Society on Aging
Outlines the role that government can play in reducing elder abuse. The author, who is the administrator at the federal Administration for Community Living, argues that states need to take the lead in overseeing elder abuse prevention programs for home and community-based services. She also explains that federal regulations help to establish care-quality standards in nursing homes.