Dr. Patricia O’Neill (DPhil, [Oxf], JD, MSG) is a social-gerontologist, attorney and academic editor. Her current research interests include what ageing is doing to China; what the future of Chinese elder care should be; financial elder abuse; and the growing conflicts between traditional filial obligation and the modern lifestyles of Chinese women. Patricia is a current member of Sigma Phi Omega Gerontological Honor Society, the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG), the British Society of Gerontology (BSG); and the California Bar. She is a peer reviewer for Ageing & Society, Berghahn Books and the Journal of Population Ageing, and sits on the editorial board of the Asia-Pacific Journal of Social Quality. She is a frequent guest lecturer and has been the recipient of numerous academic awards.