Elder Mistreatment

Margaret W. Baker, PhD, RN, FAAN

Associate Professor, Biobehavioral Nursing & Health Systems
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
School of Nursing
University of Washington

Learning Objectives


By the end of this lecture, you should be able to:

  • Describe the nature and scope of elder mistreatment in the U.S.
  • Discuss risk factors for and signs of elder mistreatment.
  • Explain practice implications for working with older vulnerable adults at risk for elder mistreatment.

[From the Spring 2014 Geriatric Healthcare Lecture Series]