ELDER NEGLECT

The failure of the responsible care giver to provide sufficient care for an older adult. See elder abuse.

ELDER NEGLECT: "Elder neglect is a form of elder abuse."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ELDER NEGLECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/elder-neglect/ (accessed June 3, 2020).
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