Diminishing returns : an examination of financial responsibility, decision-making and financial abuse among older adults in British Columbia

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Date created: 
1996
Keywords: 
gerontology
aged
aging
abuse
elder abuse
British Columbia
Canada
financial abuse
Abstract: 

This study involved personal interviews with 200 seniors, aged 60 and over, from across BC. The purpose of this study was to explore: 1) the extent of financial abuse of older adults in BC; 2) the nature and dynamics of the abuse; 3) older adults' experience with various financial and legal documents; and 4) the extent to which older adults financially assist their grown children and visa versa.

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English
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Book
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