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Elder Abuse and Neglect

  • By: Pamela B. Teaster
  • In: Encyclopedia of Human Relationships
  • Edited by: Harry T. Reis & Susan Sprecher
  • Subject:Interpersonal Relationships, Group Processes/Dynamics, Close Relationships

In the 2006 national report on elder abuse and neglect by Pamela Teaster and colleagues, Adult Protective Services (APS) received 381,430 reports on people 60 years of age and older. In most states, APS is the agency to which people ...

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