reporting practices, 27, 28, 115, 122, 167, 261, 267, 383-384, 411-412, 417, 456-460

residential care facilities, 465

response time, 124, 129-130

risk factors, 96, 97, 98

screening and case identification, 104, 105-106, 115-116, 124, 167, 261 267, 277, 365

self-abuse and neglect, 126-127

theoretical models, 60, 65

Advisory Board on Child Abuse and Neglect, 16

Advocacy, 14, 15, 17, 130, 136, 239, 251, 256, 316, 356, 388, 418, 419, 422, 423, 429, 430, 489, 490, 505-506, 516

African Americans, 97, 269, 390-391, 466

Age Discrimination in Employment Act, 42

Age factors, 171, 175, 176, 268-269

attitudes about aging and the elderly, 63, 168, 242, 264-265, 271-272, 276, 296, 299, 400, 406

definitional issues, 41-42, 43, 90, 115, 124, 181-237 (passim), 246

financial abuse, perpetrators, 401

forensics, 341, 344-360 (passim)

long-term care settings, 447

nursing homes, 452

perceptions of behavior, 168

population, aging of, xiii, 9-10, 78, 152

screening and case identification, 115, 294

state legislation, 27, 28, 115, 124, 181-182, 185

vulnerability, general, 41-42, 43

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 12, 152

AIDS, 69

Alabama, 21, 181-182, 394, 424

Alaska, 182

Alcohol abuse, 21, 91, 94, 95, 242, 270, 282, 293, 294, 296, 299, 355, 357, 398

Alzheimer’s disease, see Dementia American College of Emergency Response, 170

American Medical Association (AMA), 104, 109, 342, 365, 402

Arizona, 183, 433

Arkansas, 183-184

Assessment, see Evaluation of interventions;

Screening and case identification

Assessment Protocol for Physicians, 365

Assisted-living settings, 4-5, 10-11, 62, 64, 80, 86, 133, 134, 467, 469

Attitudes, 242, 264, 278-279, 284, 296, 297, 299, 503

see also Depression;

Emotional abuse;

Trust relationships

about aging and the elderly, 63, 168, 242, 264-265, 271-272, 276, 296, 299, 400, 406

financial abuse, 391-392, 396, 399-402, 404, 406, 407, 414, 415, 429, 438

long-term care settings, 10, 446-447

screening and case identification, 109, 242, 264-265, 271-272, 276, 278-279, 284, 293, 294, 296, 299, 396

sexual abuse, 264, 278

stigma, 69, 242, 243, 264, 278-279, 332, 415, 429, 503

Attorneys, 304

see also Guardianship and power of attorney

financial abuse, 52, 390, 398, 411-412, 413, 423, 433-434

reporting of abuse, 52, 123, 390, 411-412, 413

B

Banks and banking, 130, 388, 396, 398, 426

incidence and prevalence research, 73, 244

prevention of abuse, 132, 296, 414, 430, 431-433, 435, 437

reporting practices, 411(n.36), 412, 421

Bedsores, see Decubiti

Belmont Report, 303-304, 305, 306, 309, 311, 316-318, 319-320, 321, 327, 334

Benjamin Rose Institute, 239

Biomarkers, 3, 23, 74, 84, 101-102, 340, 360-362

Blacks, see African Americans

Blenkner, Margaret, 239, 243

Block grants, 14



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