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Older Adults Content Topic Results

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Results displayed are grouped first by VAWnet Special Collections then by individual related materials. For assistance in locating a resource, use our online contact form.
total results: 130  | date published date added a-z

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December 2014

Technology and Abuse in Later Life

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This toolkit for older adults is designed with two goals in mind: to provide information about common technologies, including assistive technology, and to identify ways older adults can safeguard themselves from those who misuse technology to control, harass, stalk, and/or threaten them.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
December 2014

Indicators of Elder Abuse Among Older Patients

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A recorded webinar created by the Coordinated Response to Elder Abuse Coalition in Selby County, Memphis, TN. This training is part of a 3 year elder abuse project in Memphis, funded by the Plough Foundation.
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  • Training Tools
June 2014

Violence and Trauma in the Lives of Transgender Older Adults

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This webinar shares available data and service implications of working with transgender older adults who are often hesitant or unwilling to access care, live with higher rates of mental and physical health conditions, need the sensitivity of both trauma- and trans-informed providers, and who may need support with key social and interpersonal skills to effectively receive the care and services they need.
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  • General Material
June 2014

How to Answer Tough Questions About Elder Abuse

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This booklet is designed as a reference for organizations when responding to inquiries about elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
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  • Training Tools
  • General Material
January 2014

Building community collaborations to serve victims of sexual violence in later life

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This 3-part podcast series supports the NSVRC's work to address sexual violence across the lifespan, addressing the importance of building community collaborations to serve victims of sexual violence in later life.
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  • General Material
January 2014

The Elder Justice Roadmap: A Stakeholder Initiative to Respond to an Emerging Health, Justice, Financial and Social Crisis

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his report identifies and prioritizes actions that direct service providers, educators, and researchers can take to benefit older adults facing abuse, neglect or financial exploitation.
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  • General Material
January 2014

Mistreatment of Latino Elders

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This research brief synthesizes the latest available information and research relating to the mistreatment of Latino elders, providing insight into general cultural beliefs, views, norms, of Latinos and how they relate to and influence elder mistreatment.
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  • General Material
  • Training Tools
November 2013

Sexual Violence in Later Life: A Technical Assistance Guide for Health Care Providers

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The purpose of this guide is to assist physicians, nurses, and other clinical health care providers in meeting their professional obligations in identifying and providing intervention and treatment to older victims of sexual violence.
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  • General Material
September 2013

Policy Implications of Recognizing that Caregiver Stress is Not the Primary Cause of Elder Abuse

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Studies show the causes of elder abuse to be wide-ranging, and not necessarily an outcome of caregiver stress. This paper discusses how seeing caregiver stress as a primary cause of abuse has unintended and detrimental consequences that affect the efforts to end this widespread problem.
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  • General Material
June 2013

Understanding Elder Abuse: New Directions for Developing Theories of Elder Abuse Occurring in Domestic Settings

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This paper discusses theory-based explanations of what causes elder abuse and how best to respond to it.
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  • General Material
May 2013

NCALL Abuse in Later Life Resource List

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This list provides current journal articles and professional publications related to elder abuse.
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  • General Material
  • NRCDV Publications
May 2013

How can I help elders in my community be safe from abuse?

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Older victims may be abused by intimate partners, adult children, grandchildren or other family members, caregivers or others in positions of authority. NRCDV's May TA Question of the Month discusses elder abuse and offers suggestions for participating in World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.