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Social Workers Part of Elder Abuse Study

California’s Ventura County received one of the largest ever federal awards to study elder abuse, according to this Ventura County Star article.

Social workers will go out with researchers to test ways to reduce the impact of elder abuse, the article said. Preliminary results of the $654,000 study will be available by January.

Although the study is being done in California, the results are expected to have  a nationwide impact on preventing elder abuse.

To learn more about how social workers help older clients, visit the National Association of Social Workers’ Help Starts Here “Seniors & Aging” Web page by clicking here.

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