Forum, November 9, 10:00 am
“Barriers to Seeking Help as Perceived by Abused Elder Women” with Dr. Frederick Newman
Dr. Newman is Professor Emeritus of Health Policy and Management. at Robert Stempel College of Public Health at Florida International University. He will describe his study of 447 abused elder women in south Florida and their perception of barriers to seeking help. He will also discuss the implications for public health policy.
For those interested in reading the more formal – academic version of this presentation, see the attached reprinted from the Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect: 2013_Newman_Seff_Beaularier_Domestic Abuse Against Elder Women