Downloadable Tools and Tips:
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Elder Abuse: Types, Signs, Risk Factors, and Prevention
HelpGuide.org provides useful advice for understanding, preventing and resolving elder abuse.
National Center on Elder Abuse Frequently Asked Questions
The Administration of Aging Web site provides these frequently asked questions regarding elder abuse to help people spot warning signs of a possible problem.
Preventing Elder Abuse by Family Caregivers
Downloadable PDF guidebook from the National Center on Elder Abuse provides information on identifying and preventing elder abuse within family caregiving situations.
The National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse informs on the broad spectrum of conduct apparent in elder financial abuse cases.
Elder Abuse Among Alzheimer’s Patients
The Alzheimer’s Association provides tips and information for protecting those with dementia or Alzheimer’s from elder abuse.
The AARP Web site offers a detailed research report entitled “Power of Attorney Abuse: What States Can Do About It,” exploring the current problem of power of attorney abuse and how state legislatures can protect vulnerable adults against it.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2009
The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse provides information on celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day across the planet.
The Elder Justice Coalition
The Elder Justice Coalition is a national advocacy voice supporting elder justice in America. Their Web site provides a gamut of information in the organization’s attempt to raise public awareness of the tragedy of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation at the local, state and national levels.