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Expert from Rush University Medical Center is Available to Offer an Insight into New Elder Abuse Protection Law

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self-neglect, Neighborhood, elder mistreatment, Elder abuse prevention, Chinese, Immigrant, Older Adults

Neighborhood Matters – Association Between Neighborhood Cohesion and Self-Neglect in Chinese American Older Adults

Increasing neighborhood cohesion may enhance self-neglect prevention and intervention in U.S. Chinese older adults, suggested by a new study published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 17 OCT 2017 online.

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Elder Abuse, Elder abuse prevention, Surveillance Cameras, Grant, Elder Justice

$1 Million Grant Awarded to Test Surveillance Technology to Prevent Elder Abuse

Dr. XinQi Dong and Rush University Medical Center were awarded a $1 million grant from ACL/AoA’s Elder Justice Innovation initiative to use different forms of surveillance technology to prevent elder abuse in community settings.

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Grandparent, Filial piety, Public Health, Chinese American, Aging, Depression, suicidal ideations , Caregiving

Family Connections May Become a Double-Edged Sword Impacting U.S. Chinese Older Adults’ Well-Being

Researchers from the PINE study investigated Chinese older immigrants and found that traditional values of family connections may be both helpful and harmful for the health of this population.

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Cancer, Preventive Care, Cancer Screening, Chinese, Aging, biospecimen, Older Adults, United States, Public Health, longitudinal study

What Stops Chinese Elderly From Using Preventive Care and Personalized Treatments for Cancer?

Researchers from the PINE study examined the characteristics and barriers within the Chinese community that may contribute to low utilization of preventive health care and low participation in biospecimen collection.

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Elder Abuse, suicidal ideations , Physical Impairments, Public Health, longitudinal study

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2017: New Evidence on Incidence, Risks, and Outcomes of Elder Abuse

Studies provide an insight into elder abuse and self-neglect in relationship to its two-year incidence, adult children perpetrators and previous child abuse, levels of physical function, and suicidal ideation.

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Aging, Immigrants, Chinese, Asian, Cognitive Function, Physical Function, Geriatric condition, Culture, Public Health, Epidemiology, Social Support, social strain

Studies Offer Insight into Physical and Cognitive Decline among U.S. Asian Aging Populations

The first ever longitudinal study of U.S. Chinese older adults in the greater Chicago area found the cognitive and physical function of U.S. Chinese immigrants may be greatly impacted by their social and cultural context more than non-immigrant populations.

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Elder Abuse, Elder abuse prevention, elder mistreatment, elder law, elder neglect, elder financial abuse, Public Health, Aging Population, Policy, Law, Research, Practice, Physical Abuse, psychological abuse, Verbal Abuse, Sexual Abuse, Financial exploitation, Elder Justice, Violence Prevention, Violence, elder court system, guardianship system, Gerontology

State-of-Science Book Provides a Comprehensive Review of Elder Abuse Issues

Elder Abuse: Research, Practice, and Policy provides the most up-to-date information regarding elder abuse, with respect to risk/protective factors, clinical assessment and management, ethnography, practice and services, legal justice, elder court systems, guardianship system, policy issues, and future directions.


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