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Elder Mistreatment: Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation in an Aging America
undue influence, harassment, duress, deception, false representation, or false pretenses.
“Disabled adult” means any person 18 years of age or older who is unable unassisted to properly manage and take care of himself or his property as a result of the infirmities of advanced age, physical or mental disability, or the use of alcohol or controlled substances.
“Caretaker” means any person or agency responsible for the day to day care of a disabled adult because of: (A) A family relationship; (B) Voluntary assumption of responsibility for day to day care; (C) Court ordered responsibility or placement; (D) Rendering services on adult workshop or adult residential programs; or (E) Rendering services in an institution or in community-based programs.