Elder Abuse Resource Roundup

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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ASA Resources

Web Seminars

Upcoming: Understanding the Scams Seniors Face

On Demand: Is it Elder Abuse or Just Old Age? What You Need to Know to Help Abused Older Adults


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

Culture Diversity and Elder Abuse: Implications for Research, Education, and Policy
By: XinQi Dong

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

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Resources Around the Web

  • Year of Elder Abuse Prevention, Administration on Aging
    The Administration on Aging (AoA), an agency of the Administration for Community Living (ACL), is sponsoring the Year of Elder Abuse Prevention (YEAP) to encourage national, state, and local organizations to protect seniors and raise awareness about elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
  • National Center on Elder Abuse
    The NCEA is the place to turn to for up-to-date information regarding research, training, best practices, news and resources on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. The Center provides information to policy makers, professionals in the elder justice field, and the public.
  • NYC Elder Abuse Center’s Elder Justice Dispatch Blog
    The blog of the NYC Elder Abuse Center. Through its partners and programs, NYCEAC seeks to prevent abuse, and assists people 60 and over who are abused or at risk of abuse – as well as their family members, friends, caregivers, and witnesses – by helping to improve how professionals, organizations and systems respond to their needs. 
  • Ageless Alliance
    The Ageless Alliance connects people of all ages nationwide who stand united for the dignity of older adults and for the elimination of elder abuse.
  • Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and Neglect, UC Irvine
    The Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and Neglect at the UC Irvine School of Medicine's Program in Geriatrics is committed to eliminating the abuse and mistreatment of our community's elders and serves as the U.S. clearinghouse of information on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation for the National Center on Elder Abuse. 
  • Elder Justice Now Campaign
    The Elder Justice Now Campaign trained elder rights advocates from around the nation on how to use video to put a human face on the issue of elder abuse and sought the passage of the Elder Justice Act in Congress.