As World Elder Abuse Awareness Day draws near (June 15), we hope you’ll find these resources useful in learning more about elder abuse and neglect and sharing information with your friends, family members and colleagues.
You can get involved by attending a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event in your community. Click here to visit the National Center on Elder Abuse and find an event near you.
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Upcoming: Understanding the Scams Seniors Face
- Select articles from the Fall 2012 Issue of Generations
Take a Stand Against Elder Abuse
By Kathy Greenlee
Elder Abuse and the Elder Justice Movement
By Robert B. Blancato
An Update on the Nature and Scope of Elder Abuse
By Georgia J. Anetzberger
We Are Family: When Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation Hit Home
By Jeannie Jennings Beidler
The Sexual Revolution's Last Frontier: How Silence About Sex Undermines Health, Well-Being, and Safety in Old Age
By Marie-Therese Connolly, Risa Breckman, Jean Callahan, Mark Lacks, Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik, and Joy Solomon
Elder Abuse: What Is the Federal Role?
By Senators Herb Kohl, Bernie Sanders, and Richard Blumenthal
- Recognizing The Behavioral Signs of Elder Abuse
by Tobi Abramson
- What Mental Health Practitioners Need to Know About Elder Abuse
By Robert Blancato
- Three Simple Ways You Can Prevent Elder Financial Abuse
By Shawna Reeves
- Elder Abuse: What We Don’t Know Will Hurt Us
By Marie-Therese Connolly
- Helping Dentists to Detect Elder Abuse: A Curriculum Design Project
By Melanie Gironda
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