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Raising Awareness of Abuse of Older Adults: An Issue for Faith Communities

Author(s): Elizabeth Podnieks, Susan Wilson
This paper describes a pilot government-funded project to raise awareness of elder abuse in faith communities.
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Guiding Principles on Working with Older Survivors of Abuse

This tip sheet gives basic recommendations for working with older survivors of abuse.
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Introduction to Cultural Competency

This webpage highlights the importance of cultural sensitivity when working with older persons and describes the barriers faced by older Asian persons in seeking help for abuse, working with law enforcement, and seeking court protections.
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Elder Abuse Fact Sheets

Elder abuse affects seniors across all socio-economic groups, cultures, and races. Latin@ communities are no exception. Abuse is more than just physical harm. Fact sheets address the topics of family and friends, older adults, and senior centers.
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A Self-Help Guide for LGBT Older Adults and Their Caregivers and Loved Ones: Preventing, Recognizing, and Addressing Elder Abuse

This self-help guide for LGBT older adults, their caregivers, and their loved ones provides information on preventing, recognizing, and addressing elder abuse. The guide covers topics including types of elder abuse, LGBT specific tactics, ways to protect yourself from elder abuse, information on protecting friends from elder abuse, and getting help when you suspect abuse.
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Domestic Abuse in Later Life: Analyzing Domestic Violence Programs Response to Older Victims

This handout was created for domestic violence advocates to create a framework for critical analysis of their organization’s responsiveness to older victims. The tool can be used by an individual or as part of a staff meeting discussion.