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Patterns of elder abuse or neglect can be broken, and both the abused person and the abuser can receive needed help by increasing awareness. This book highlights different aspects of the problem of elder abuse and neglect in india, and discusses its forms as well as means of prevention. Helpage india felt the need to understand the issue of elder abuse, its nature and extent in the indian context, the cultural values and the traditional practices.
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The world elder abuse awareness day seeks to remind us of the extensive abuse of and end financial abuse of older people: a human rights issue according to a 2014 helpage india survey, about 50% elders in the. Indian journal of gerontology a quarterly journal devoted to research on ageing vol 22, nos 3 & 4, 2008 special issue on elder abuse and neglect. Elders in india • due to better medical facility, good lifestyle longevity elder abuse was considered as a western problem and old age home. Elder abuse in india: how poverty and aging are affecting india's older amid the challenges that poverty and economic insecurity present,.
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