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Elder Abuse and Grandparent Abuse

Description
Presentation slides from the National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative on elder abuse and grandparents raising grandchildren in Native American communities. Describes spiritual, cultural, and language considerations for responding to cases of abuse or neglect, including specific ways that hospitals can meet the needs of abused Native American elders. Offers census data on households in which grandparents raise grandchildren, including age and income characteristics and factors leading to grandparents caring for grandchildren. Includes a document outlining the needs and capacity of grandparents to take on a custodial role for children.
Author(s)
Jacqueline Gray
Date
07/2020
Type
Presentation Slides
Organization
National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative
Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Aging and aging-related services · American Indian or Alaska Native · Cultural competency · Elderly population · Hospitals · Human services · Statistics and data · Substance use and misuse