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NCEA Publications

The following publications were created for the NCEA by various organizations affiliated with the Center throughout the past few years. Most of the materials were created by affiliates in their roles as NCEA grantees. Several publications funded through other sources have been included because of their direct relevance to the work of elder abuse prevention.

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NCEA Publications can be searched by selecting a topic from the list below. All of the publications are in PDF format.

Adult Protective Services

Adult Protective Services, What You Must Know
Adult Protective Services Example Flow Chart
APS wouldn’t take my report. Why? Brief | Fact Sheet
Mandated Reporting of Abuse of Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Brief | Full Report | PowerPoint Slides
Social Services for Elders in Indian Country​
Understanding and Working with Adult Protective Services Part I: Overview of APS Programs
Understanding and Working with Adult Protective Services Part II: The Reporting and Investigation of Alleged Abuse
Understanding and Working with Adult Protective Services Part III: Intervention Collaboration

Cultural Issues

A Spotlight on Two Spirit Elders and Elder Justice Facts
Communicating with People with Limited English Proficiency
Consent and Capacity in Indian Country – Elder Abuse and the Connection to Consent, Capacity, and Undue Influence
Elder Abuse in Indian Country
Elder Caregiving in Indian Country
Financial Abuse & Exploitation of Elders in Indian Country
Health Care & Elder Abuse in Indian Country
Intimate Partner Violence and Elder Abuse Among Older Native Americans during COVID-19
Research Brief: Mistreatment of African American Elders (2020)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Asian Pacific Islander (AAPI) Elders (2021)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Chinese Elders (2021)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Korean Elders (2021)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders (2020)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Latinx Older Adults (2020)
Legal Issues in Indian Country
LGBT Older People Built the LGBT Community
LGBT Older People: Our Right to a Peaceful Life
Looking for Love Version 1 | Version 2
Paying it Back: Promoting Justice for LGBT Communities of All Ages
Policies & Legislation Impacting Elder Programs in Indian Country
Social Services for Elders in Indian Country​
Two Spirit Elders Resource and Information Guide

Dementia

Consent and Capacity in Indian Country – Elder Abuse and the Connection to Consent, Capacity, and Undue Influence
Six Ways to Care for Yourself When Caring for Someone with Dementia
English | Chinese | Korean | JapaneseSamoan | Tagalog | Vietnamese
Research Brief: How at Risk for Abuse Are People with Dementia? (2011)

Emotional Abuse

Emotional Abuse
English | Chinese | Korean | JapaneseSamoan | Tagalog | Vietnamese
Red Flags of Elder Abuse
English | Chinese | Korean | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
Signs of Elder Abuse English | Spanish | Chinese |​ Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi

Families and Caregivers

If You Care for Someone with Dementia...You are Their Advocate!
Archstone Fotonovela English | Spanish
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Assisted Living Facilities
English | Chinese | Spanish
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Nursing Homes
English | Chinese | Spanish
Elder Abuse in Indian Country
Elder Caregiving in Indian Country
Home for the Holidays: What to look for when visiting an elderly relative
Keeping Family Together During COVID-19: A Checklist
Protecting Your Loved One in Assisted Living Facilities: Financial Exploitation
English | Chinese | Spanish
Protecting Your Loved One in Nursing Homes: Financial Exploitation
English | Chinese | Spanish
Should I Take My Loved One Home During the COVID-19 Crisis?
Six Ways to Care for Yourself When Caring for Someone with Dementia
English | Chinese | Korean | JapaneseSamoan | Tagalog | Vietnamese
Taking Care of You – Tips for The Family Caregiver

Financial Abuse/Exploitation

NEW The Phone Scam: Who is Really Calling? Version 1 | Version 2 
NEWThe Phone Scam: What You Should Know
NEW Nursing Home Neglect: Preventing It and Getting Help
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Assisted Living Facilities
English | Chinese | Spanish
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Nursing Homes
English | Chinese | Spanish
Decision-Making Ability and Risk of Elder Mistreatment
Financial Abuse & Exploitation of Elders in Indian Country
Financial Exploitation Guidelines for Professionals
The Grandparent Scam Version 1Version 2
Identifying Financial Exploitation
English | Chinese | Korean | Samoan | Tagalog | Vietnamese
Looking for Love Version 1 | Version 2
Planning to Protect Yourself from Financial Exploitation!
English | Chinese | Korean | Samoan | Tagalog | Vietnamese
Protecting Your Loved One in Assisted Living Facilities: Financial Exploitation
English | Chinese | Spanish
Protecting Your Loved One in Nursing Homes: Financial Exploitation
English | Chinese | Spanish
Protect Yourself From Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation!
English | Chinese | Korean | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese
Scammed? Now What... English | Chinese | Korean | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi

Guardianship, Conservatorship

Ten Ways That a Model State Law Could Help to Reduce Guardianship Abuse
Adult Guardianship and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Lessons Learned
Collaborating in Guardianship Reform & Addressing Abuse Through WINGS
Consent and Capacity in Indian Country – Elder Abuse and the Connection to Consent, Capacity, and Undue Influence
Role of Guardian Standards in Addressing Elder Abuse
Guardianship: Remedy vs. Enabler of Elder Abuse
How the COVID-19 Pandemic Changed Adult Guardianship: Lessons Learned
New Uniform Act Boosts Guardianship Reform
Ten Ways to Reduce Guardianship Abuse
What if Your Guardian is Not Doing What They Should?
Who’s Who in Congress: Elder Justice Policy

Health Care

NEWResearch Translation: Is There a Relationship Between Elder Abuse and the Opioid Epidemic? (2022)
NEWAging Network’s Role in Identifying Malnutrition and Abuse Fact SheetResearch Brief
NEW Research Translation: Which Chronic Diseases in Older Adults Increase the Risk of Elder Mistreatment and Why? (2021)
Elder Abuse Screening Tools for Healthcare Professionals
Health Care & Elder Abuse in Indian Country
How Hospice Can Be a Force for Justice for Older People
Research Translation: Identifying Patterns of Health Care Utilization Among Physical Elder Abuse Victims Using Medicare Data
Minimizing the Risk of Opioid-Related Elder Abuse
Research Translation: What are the Characteristics in Older Adults that Increase the Likelihood that Their Fractures are Related to Abuse? (2021)

Interventions

Adult Protective Services, What You Must Know
Adult Protective Services Example Flow Chart
Social Services for Elders in Indian Country​
Understanding and Working with Adult Protective Services Part I: Overview of APS Programs
Understanding and Working with Adult Protective Services Part II: The Reporting and Investigation of Alleged Abuse
Understanding and Working with Adult Protective Services Part III: Intervention Collaboration

Law and Legislation

Ten Ways That a Model State Law Could Help to Reduce Guardianship Abuse
Collaborating in Guardianship Reform & Addressing Abuse Through WINGS
Role of Guardian Standards in Addressing Elder Abuse
Legal Issues in Indian Country
Mandated Reporting of Abuse of Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Brief | Full Report | PowerPoint Slides
New Uniform Act Boosts Guardianship Reform

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender

A Spotlight on Two Spirit Elders and Elder Justice Facts
LGBT Older People Built the LGBT Community
LGBT Older People: Our Right to a Peaceful Life
Looking for Love Version 1 | Version 2
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders (2020)
Paying it Back: Promoting Justice for LGBT Communities of All Ages
Two Spirit Elders Resource and Information Guide

Multidisciplinary/Collaborative Approaches

Elder Abuse Screening Tools for Healthcare Professionals
Health Care & Elder Abuse in Indian Country
Legal Issues in Indian Country
Social Services for Elders in Indian Country​
Understanding and Working with Adult Protective Services Part I: Overview of APS Programs
Understanding and Working with Adult Protective Services Part II: The Reporting and Investigation of Alleged Abuse
Understanding and Working with Adult Protective Services Part III: Intervention Collaboration

Neglect

NEW Nursing Home Neglect: Preventing It and Getting Help
Suspect Neglect of an Older Adult?: What to Do
Neglect English | Chinese | Korean | JapaneseSamoan | Tagalog | Vietnamese
Protect Yourself From Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation!
English | Chinese | Korean | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese
Put a Stop to Poor Care
Red Flags of Elder Abuse
English | Chinese | Korean | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
Signs of Elder Abuse English | Spanish | Chinese |​ Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi

Nursing Home/Long-Term Care Abuse

NEWElder Mistreatment in Long-Term Care Research Brief
NEWComparing CMS Standard Surveys and Complaint Investigations
NEWNursing Home Neglect: Preventing It and Getting Help
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Assisted Living Facilities
English | Chinese | Spanish
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Nursing Homes
English | Chinese | Spanish
How Hospice Can Be a Force for Justice for Older People
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program What You Must Know
Misuse of Antipsychotics: Information About Inappropriate Drug Use for Long-Term Care Consumers: Interpretive Guidelines | Issue Sheet | Postcard
Protecting Your Loved One in Assisted Living Facilities: Financial Exploitation
English | Chinese | Spanish
Protecting Your Loved One in Nursing Homes: Financial Exploitation
English | Chinese | Spanish
Put a Stop to Poor Care
Resident Mistreatment in Long-Term Care
Research Brief: Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Long-Term Care Settings (2015)
Research to Practice: Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Long-Term Care Settings (2015)
Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes: What You Need to Know
Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes
Should I Take My Loved One Home During the COVID-19 Crisis?
Surveillance Cameras in Nursing Home Residents' Rooms
Taking Care of You- Tips for Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities

Persons with Disabilities

NEW Research Brief: Mistreatment of Adults with Disabilities (2022)
Mandated Reporting of Abuse of Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Brief | Full Report | PowerPoint Slides

Physical Abuse

Research Translation: Identifying Patterns of Health Care Utilization Among Physical Elder Abuse Victims Using Medicare Data
Red Flags of Elder Abuse
English | Chinese | Korean | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
Research to Practice Translation: Bruising in Older Adults (2014)
Signs of Elder Abuse English | Spanish | Chinese |​ Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
Research Translation: What are the Characteristics in Older Adults that Increase the Likelihood that Their Fractures are Related to Abuse? (2021)

Prevention, Education, and Outreach

NEWAddressing the Psychological Impact of Elder Mistreatment Through a Community-Based Training and Treatment Intervention
NEW The Phone Scam: Who is Really Calling? Version 1 | Version 2 
NEWThe Phone Scam: What You Should Know
Communicating with People with Limited English Proficiency
The Grandparent Scam Version 1Version 2
Home for the Holidays: What to look for when visiting an elderly relative
Home is Where the Heart is Checklist: Tips on Long-Distance Caregiving
Looking for Love Version 1 | Version 2
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program What You Must Know
Protect Yourself From Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation!
English | Chinese | Korean | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese
Red Flags of Elder Abuse
English | Chinese | Korean | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
Scammed? Now What... English | Chinese | Korean | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
Signs of Elder Abuse English | Spanish | Chinese |​ Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
The Facts of Elder Abuse (Long) English | Spanish | Chinese |​ Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
The Facts of Elder Abuse (Short) English | Spanish | Chinese |​ Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
Why Should I Care About Elder Abuse
5 Things Anyone Can Do to Prevent Elder Abuse English | Spanish | Chinese |​ Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
10 Things AAAs Can Do to Prevent Abuse of Elders and Vulnerable Adults
12 Things Everyone Can Do to Prevent Elder Abuse English | Spanish | Chinese | Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi

Public Policy

NEW Elder Justice Policy Highlights March – August 2022
Elder Justice Policy Highlights September – February 2022
Policies & Legislation Impacting Elder Programs in Indian Country
Who’s Who in Congress: Elder Justice Policy

Research

NEWElder Mistreatment in Long-Term Care Research Brief
NEWElder Abuse Annual Research Compilation: September 2021 to August 2022
NEWAddressing the Psychological Impact of Elder Mistreatment Through a Community-Based Training and Treatment Intervention
NEWComparing CMS Standard Surveys and Complaint Investigations
NEWResearch Translation: Is There a Relationship Between Elder Abuse and the Opioid Epidemic? (2022)
NEWResearch Brief: Mistreatment of Adults with Disabilities (2022)
NEWAging Network’s Role in Identifying Malnutrition and Abuse Fact SheetResearch Brief
NEW Research Translation: Which Chronic Diseases in Older Adults Increase the Risk of Elder Mistreatment and Why? (2021)
Research Brief: Ageism (2021)
Decision-Making Ability and Risk of Elder Mistreatment
Research Brief: How at Risk for Abuse Are People with Dementia? (2011)
Research Translation: Identifying Patterns of Health Care Utilization Among Physical Elder Abuse Victims Using Medicare Data
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Asian Pacific Islander (AAPI) Elders (2021)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of African American Elders (2020)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Chinese Elders (2021)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Korean Elders (2021)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders (2020)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Latinx Older Adults (2020)
Elder Abuse Annual Research Compilation: September 2020 to August 2021
Elder Abuse Annual Research Compilation: September 2019 to August 2020
Resident to Resident Research Brief (2015)
Resident to Resident Aggression Research to Practice (2015)
Research to Practice Translation: Bruising in Older Adults (2014)
Research Translation: What are the Characteristics in Older Adults that Increase the Likelihood that Their Fractures are Related to Abuse? (2021)

Risk Factors

NEW Research Translation: Which Chronic Diseases in Older Adults Increase the Risk of Elder Mistreatment and Why? (2021)
Consent and Capacity in Indian Country – Elder Abuse and the Connection to Consent, Capacity, and Undue Influence
Decision-Making Ability and Risk of Elder Mistreatment
Research Brief: How at Risk for Abuse Are People with Dementia? (2011)
Intimate Partner Violence and Elder Abuse Among Older Native Americans during COVID-19
Research Translation: Damage to Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Increases Credulity for Misleading Advertising

Sexual Abuse

Red Flags of Elder Abuse
English | Chinese | Korean | Spanish | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes: What You Need to Know
Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes
Signs of Elder Abuse English | Spanish | Chinese |​ Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi

Substance Abuse

NEW Research Translation: Is There a Relationship Between Elder Abuse and the Opioid Epidemic? (2022)
Interactive Educational Module
Minimizing the Risk of Opioid-Related Elder Abuse
Red Flags of Elder Abuse (Opioid Use)
What I Should Know About Opioid Pain Medicine English | Spanish

Statistics, Incidence, and Prevalence

NEWResearch Brief: Mistreatment of Adults with Disabilities (2022)
NEWAging Network’s Role in Identifying Malnutrition and Abuse Fact SheetResearch Brief
Research Brief: Ageism (2021)
Research Brief: How at Risk for Abuse Are People with Dementia? (2011)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of African American Elders (2020)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Asian Pacific Islander (AAPI) Elders (2021)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Chinese Elders (2021)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Korean Elders (2021)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Latinx Older Adults (2020)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders (2020)
Resident to Resident Research Brief (2015)
Resident to Resident Aggression Research to Practice (2015)
Research Translation: Damage to Ventromedial Prefrontal Cortex Increases Credulity for Misleading Advertising
The Facts of Elder Abuse (Long) English | Spanish | Chinese |​ Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
The Facts of Elder Abuse (Short) English | Spanish | Chinese |​ Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese |​ Armenian |​ Farsi
 

Training and Professional Development

Training and Resources on Elder Abuse (TREA)



Safe Exit