Medications And Elder Abuse

Source: National Center on Elder Abuse

Published: 2020


As we age physiologically, we change, and are more vulnerable to the side effects of medications. Medications are powerful and can be used as a tool of control. Learn more from the clinical perspective on how the misuse of medications and systemic factors can be contributors to risk of elder abuse, in addition to the prevention and intervention framework to help us all prevent elder abuse.

Link: Medications And Elder Abuse

Topics: Substance Use Disorder

Access: Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning

Audience: Caregivers, Health Care

Level: Advanced, Intermediate