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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.
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January 2012

Inclusive Services for LGBT Older Adults

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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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January 2012

Adult Protective Services in 2012: Increasingly Vulnerable

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This report describes a comprehensive, state-level survey of Adult Protective Service operations across the U.S. and its territories. The report includes data analysis and feedback in many APS operational areas.
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January 2012

Abuse of Residents of Long Term Care Facilities

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This research brief discusses elder and vulnerable/dependent adult abuse in long term care settings such as nursing homes and board and care homes/assisted living facilities.
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January 2012

Court Guide to Effective Collaboration on Elder Abuse

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This guide provides an overview of court participation in multidisciplinary collaboration to more effectively address elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. It suggests ways that multidisciplinary partnerships can assist courts in effectively respond to individual cases and in improving systemic community responses to elder abuse.
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June 2011

Working together to end Abuse in Later Life in Latino Communities

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The abuse of older adults is a common problem in our society, but rarely discussed. This is particularly challenging because victims/survivors of elder abuse are often an invisible population across cultures, gender, immigration status, etc. In this webinar, presenters discuss the specific and unique needs of Latino victims of elder abuse as this group is especially underrepresented in research and practice. Best approaches for bridging this gap as well as examples of successful collaborations to address this problem are highlighted in this webinar.
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May 2011

Under the Radar: New York State Elder Abuse Prevalence Study Self-Reported Prevalence and Documented Case Surveys

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In this comprehensive study researchers studied the prevalence and incidence of various forms of elder abuse through direct communication with older New Yorkers over 60 years of age and the number of elder abuse cases coming to the attention of all agencies and programs responsible for responding to elder abuse in New York State.
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April 2011

Abuse in Later Life Wheel

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This abuse in later life power and control wheel describes different types of abuses that occur in later life and tactics used by abusers to exercise power and control over their victims. This wheel was developed in consultation with survivors of later life abuse.
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March 2011

U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing on Justice for All: Ending Elder Abuse, Neglect and Financial Exploitation

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This document contains facts about how elder abuse impacts Latin@ communities and the importance of addressing these complex issues in a comprehensive way in order to reduce barriers and build upon community strengths.
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March 2011

Respecting Elders, Protecting Elders: Untangling the Mystery of What Sexual Assault Advocates Need to Know About the Mandatory Reporting of Elder Abuse

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The purpose of this article is to strengthen advocates’ and coalitions’ capacity to analyze their reporting and confidentiality obligations, and to help them located the information they need to analyze how to provide safe and victim-centered advocacy.
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January 2011

Mandatory Reporting of Elder Abuse for Victim Service Providers: 6-Part Series of Information Sheets

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These fact sheets were adapted from a longer article by Jessica Mindlin, Esq., and Bonnie Brandl, MSW, entitled, “Respecting Elders, Protecting Elders: Untangling the Mystery of What Sexual Assault Advocates Need to Know About the Mandatory Reporting of Elder Abuse” published in Reshape (Spring 2011; no. 27).
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January 2011

Golden Voices: Support Groups for Older Abused Women

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This manual is designed to help professionals start a support group for older survivors of domestic abuse.
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December 2010

A Social Worker’s Role in Elder Abuse Cases: Reporting, Holistic Assessment and Resources

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This recorded webinar describes how legal services lawyers and social workers work together in elder abuse cases.