Previous edition has title: How to protect elders from harm, published by Oceana, 2009.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-135) and index.
Understanding the risks to the safety of elders -- Will anyone help my parents? -- How does government protect elders against risk? -- Remedies for injury at home -- Traffic related risks of harm -- Hospital related harms -- Nursing home risks of harm -- Remedies for home & assisted living healthcare risks -- Medication issues for elders -- Protecting elders from financial harms & thefts -- Abuse and assault -- When to choose which tactic to respond to the harm? -- When should we settle? -- Managing the interaction with government officials.