Tag: seniors

Elder Abuse Increasing, Without Increased Awareness

Elder abuse increasing, without increased awareness by Linda R. Phillips, University of Arizona and Lisa Marie O’Neill, University of Arizona About 16% of older adults are victims of some form of mistreatment and the number of reported cases of elder abuse is steadily increasing. Because of poor record-keeping, however, those of us who study elder abuse … Read More

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Seniors Have A Right To Express Their Sexuality In Long-term Care Homes

“Seniors have a right to express their sexuality in long-term care homes, but staff need guidance” by Alessandro Manduca-Barone, Julia Brassolotto, and Lisa Howard Long-term care (LTC) homes have received considerable media attention over the past year. This has led to many discussions about how we can improve and re-imagine long-term residential care post-pandemic. Care … Read More

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