ELDER ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAMS
FEATURED ELDER ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAM
Half day senior empowerment event with booths, valuable information and freebies.
ELDER ABUSE PREVENTION PROGRAMS
Trains law enforcement and other agencies across the USA to deliver presentations on elder abuse prevention.
Promotes elder abuse prevention by increasing elder abuse awareness to faith based leaders. Available across the USA.
An elder abuse prevention and awareness training kit to educate the Alberta, Canada community along with others on elder abuse.
Community members in Montana are trained to be guardians for elderly at risk of elder abuse.
Doctors in the USA screen seniors during routine visit for signs of elder financial abuse since illnesses and aging can make them vulnerable to investment fraud.
Training and education for professionals of all disciplines so that they are better equipped to deal with elder abuse. In California.
Education program on elder abuse laws and other information for State Judicial Educators to help prevent and fight elder abuse. Available across the USA.
Elder Abuse Program
Training and technical assistance for elder abuse prosecutors. Available across the USA.
Center in California dedicated to educating and collaborating with professionals who deal with elder abuse including: law enforcement, the medical community, social services, the legal community, government officials, investigative agencies, academic institutions, and older adults and their families.
Center in California that provides medical, forensic, and victim programs to abused, neglected and exploited seniors, living in the community or in long-term care facilities.
Training Institute Programs
Training institute in California for professionals from the medical, legal, and law enforcement communities, social services and government agencies to learn about all aspects of elder abuse, including: detection, reporting, investigating, prosecuting, caring for victims and prevention.
Innovative model program for elder abuse prevention that brings together over 50 providers in both public and private agencies across San Francisco serving seniors and adults with disabilities.
Elder abuse prevention training for staff and careworkers and all who work with elderly such as residential care staff, domiciliary care staff, and voluntary and independent sector groups. The aim is to protect the elderly by providing elder abuse prevention training. United Kingdom (UK)
Teaching elderly in nursing homes, senior centers and other places how to use a cane for self defense. Available Internationally. Watch Video
Re- secures the homes of elderly victims of home invasions in Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Walks the elderly in Philadelphia through the appropriate steps to report and recover damages after a violation.Philadelphia, PA, USA.
Provides a financial assistant to elderly in Montana to protect against financial elder abuse.
Undercover AARP volunteers attend investment seminars and report back inappropriate tactics, frauds and scams in order to prevent financial elder abuse. Across the USA.
Lawyers in Pittsburgh make presentations to elderly and help prepare needed documents ahead of time to prevent financial abuse later in life. Watch Video
Amazing program to protect senior Medicare beneficiaries from fraud and to recover millions of dollars in Medicare system fraud. Across the USA. Watch Video
California's outreach campaign to alert, educate and empower seniors about investment and telemarketing fraud crimes and teaches how seniors can avoid being victimized by scam artists. Great program where seniors are fighting against financial elder abuse.
Fraud Center in Washington where seniors can call in to report senior scams, financial elder abuse and any other fraud targeting seniors.
Educational and outreach
campaign to empower West Virginia's seniors on detecting, avoiding and stopping investment fraud and preventing financial elder abuse.
Prevents senior financial abuse in Canada by increasing awareness, educating seniors on techniques used by scammers and providing elderly with the necessary information and who to contact if they have been a victim of financial elder abuse.
Savvy Seniors Program
A free Better Business Bureau program for seniors on how to spot the different kinds of investment fraud and to teach them what to do if they think that they may have been scammed. Locations across the USA and Canada.
Investigates complaints and elder abuse at skilled and assisted living facilities and room and boards across the USA. Watch Video
Half day event in the Los Angeles, California area to empower seniors against multiple types of elder abuse. Watch Video
Conserved Elders Program
Volunteers visit conserved elderly and others in California nursing facilities. "Conserved" individuals are those who are no longer able to make their own decisions with respect to their health and finances and those decisions are then handed over to the state.
To prevent elderly from getting into the cycle of family violence in Ohio.
Teaches seniors in Westchester County, New York, how to recognize potential scams before they happen, and how to avoid becoming a victim of elder abuse.
Support group for elderly women in Calgary, Canada who have been or are in abusive relationships.
Los Angeles Consumer Affairs holds elder abuse prevention seminars in conjunction with other departments.
The largest online catalog of elder abuse resources and literature in the United States.
Provides free legal services, clinics and workshops to low-income seniors in Los Angeles so that they can fight against all forms of elder abuse.
Legal protection against elder abuse and neglect of seniors in nursing homes and other facilities in Los Angeles.Watch Video
Campaign to raise awareness and money, (a simple $6 donation) to help those seniors at risk for elder abuse in Kentucky. Watch Video
Investigates and prosecutes Medicaid fraud as well as patient abuse and neglect in health care facilities across the USA.
A partnership of three organizations: law enforcement, senior citizens, and community groups all pushing for senior safety and elder abuse prevention in Virginia.
Education and Outreach Program
Education and outreach to the general public in to identify and prevent elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation by New York State Office for the Aging.
Teams of attorneys and social workers are trained to help older adults who are victims of elder abuse in New York.
Victim Services Program
Helps victims of elder abuse or a crime to access the justice system and provides them with emotional support. British Columbia, Canada.
A trained legal advocate paralegal provides legal information to those who call the Seniors Advocacy & Information Line. Advocates provide legal representation to older adults with problems related to access to safe senior housing, access to government benefits and pensions and elder abuse.British Columbia, Canada.
Provides free legal services to seniors/older adults age 55+. British Columbia, Canada.
Elder advocacy, elder abuse prevention education and workshops delivered by staff, and through senior peer-to-peer workshops. British Columbia, Canada.
A team of police officers in the Ontario, Canada Police division provide crime analysis and research with respect to seniors and elder abuse.
for the Elderly
Provides legal assistance to seniors through intake staff, information and referrals. Advocacy Centre for the Elderly in Ontario, Canada.
Elder Abuse Prevention Helpline
An elder abuse prevention hotline to help elders in Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, and Pune India. To help elderly in India report elder abuse or to help elderly who are being harassed, neglected, or denied their rights. India. Watch Video
Action on Elder Abuse elder abuse helpline, community volunteer groups and conferences all working to prevent elder abuse.
United Kingdom (UK)
Elder Abuse Awareness Movement
Ageless Alliance is a social justice movement connecting people of all ages across the United States to stand united against elder abuse in an intergenerational fight for the dignity of older adults.
Across the USA.
Monetary donations to a senior club at GuardiaCare in Louisville, KY., so that seniors can receive a number of services ranging from basic needs, to attending daycare to medical care. Watch Video
Local businesses in Michigan can adopt a senior center by offering financial and non-financial support to elderly in need.
Providing senior citizens in India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan with donated food, nutrition and personal hygiene items so that they do not suffer neglect.
The adopting a Native American Indian program helps to prevent self neglect of native elderly by providing food, medicine, clothing, fabric, and yarns to help the Navajo (Dine) People elders who live on the land in their traditional lifestyle in Utah.
Provides companionship visits to seniors in nursing homes and Chicago assisted living communities who do not have visitors. In Chicago.
"ELDER ABUSE AT THE HANDS OF THE FAMILY"
More than half the family caregivers reported having engaged in some abusive behavior including screaming, insulting or cursing directed at the person in their care, researchers found. - University College London, Dr. Claudia Cooper Source: NY Times New Old Age Blog.
Preventing Elder Abuse by Family Caregivers
A free guide courtesy National Center on Elder Abuse.
"VICTIMS OF FAMILY ELDER ABUSE SPEAK OUT"
video source: Elder Justice Now