Tag Archives: High-Income Countries

Estimated Prevalence of Elder Abuse in the Community: a Global Assessment (Lancet Global Health)

Summary A systematic review and meta-analysis examining elder abuse prevalence in community settings across 28 countries identified a pooled prevalence rate of 15.7% for overall elder abuse. The rates were 11.6% for psychological abuse, 6.8% for financial abuse, 4.2% for … Continue reading

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Good Health Adds Life to Years (WHO)

Summary This World Health Organization (WHO) global brief examines the health data on ageing and recent research into understanding the needs of older people and identifying ways of meeting those needs. “Dementia is the greatest cause of years lost due … Continue reading

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