National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA)

Elder Abuse in Indian Country: A Review of the Literature: Research, Policy, and Practice

Authors: National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA), National Center on Elder Abuse

This document presents the findings of a literature review on elder abuse in Indian country that included published research articles as well as reports and monographs that emerged from public policy hearings, summits or meetings. It further describes the roles of key agencies and organizations in abuse prevention and consolidates the recommendations that appear in the literature. Visit for more information.