Physical abuse of the elderly

Other Names:
Family violence involving old people
Violence against the aged

Family members commit half of all violent attacks on old people.

A 1992 investigation of elderly abuse cases in two London boroughs reports nearly 70% of those cases involving physical violence.

Related Problems:
Exploitation of the elderly
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST