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Adults with Disabilities


Mandated Reporting of Abuse of Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Brief (PDF | 273 KB) | Full Report (PDF | 1 MB) | PowerPoint Slides (PPTX | 5 MB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Adults with Disabilities (2022) (PDF | 427 KB)

Cultural Issues


NEW Research Translation: A Systematic Review: Risk and Protective Factors of Elder Abuse for Community-Dwelling Racial Minorities (2023) (PDF | 403 KB)
A Spotlight on Two Spirit Elders and Elder Justice Facts (PDF | 453 KB)
Elder Mistreatment Interventions and Resources in AANHPI Communities English (PDF | 271 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 389 KB) | Korean (PDF | 283 KB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 264 KB)
Legal Issues in Indian Country (PDF | 477 KB)
LGBT Older People Built the LGBT Community (PDF | 335 KB)
LGBT Older People: Our Right to a Peaceful Life (PDF | 348 KB)
LGBTQ+ Inclusive Intake + Engagement for Elder Justice Professionals (PDF | 306 KB)
Looking for Love Version 1 (PDF | 335 KB) | Version 2 (PDF | 142 KB)
Paying it Back: Promoting Justice for LGBT Communities of All Ages (PDF | 428 KB)
Policies & Legislation Impacting Elder Programs in Indian Country (PDF | 346 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of African American Elders (2020) (PDF | 219 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Asian Pacific Islander (AAPI) Elders (2021) (PDF | 398 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Chinese Elders (2021) (PDF | 213 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Korean Elders (2021) (PDF | 906 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders (2020) (PDF | 504 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Latinx Older Adults (2020) (PDF | 488 KB)
Social Services for Elders in Indian Country (PDF | 477 KB)
Understanding Elder Mistreatment in Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities (PDF | 349 KB)

Dementia


If You Care for Someone with Dementia…You are Their Advocate! (PDF | 377 KB)
Research Brief: Decision-Making Ability and Risk of Elder Mistreatment (2017) (PDF | 147 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of People with Dementia (2023) (PDF | 590 KB)
Six Ways to Care for Yourself When Caring for Someone with Dementia English (PDF | 1 MB) | Chinese (PDF | 2 MB) | Korean (PDF | 1 MB) | Japanese (PDF | 1 MB) | Samoan (PDF | 1 MB) | Tagalog (PDF | 1 MB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 1 MB)

Families and Caregivers


Archstone Fotonovela English (PDF | 2 MB) | Spanish (PDF | 2 MB)
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Assisted Living Facilities English (PDF | 264 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 904 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 202 KB)
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Nursing Homes English (PDF | 107 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 369 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 79 KB)
Home is Where the Heart is Checklist: Tips on Long-Distance Caregiving (PDF | 228 KB)
If You Care for Someone with Dementia…You are Their Advocate! (PDF | 377 KB)
Protecting Your Loved One in Assisted Living Facilities: Financial Exploitation English (PDF | 199 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 901 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 199 KB)
Protecting Your Loved One in Nursing Homes: Financial Exploitation English (PDF | 163 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 368 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 78 KB)
Six Ways to Care for Yourself When Caring for Someone with Dementia English (PDF | 1 MB) | Chinese (PDF | 2 MB) | Korean (PDF | 1 MB) | Japanese (PDF | 1 MB) | Samoan (PDF | 1 MB) | Tagalog (PDF | 1 MB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 1 MB)
Tips and Tools for Providing Culturally Competent and Responsive Care to Older People who Experience Abuse (PDF | 302 KB)
Tips and Tools for Safe and Supportive Caregiving (PDF | 293 KB)

Law and Legislation


Collaborating in Guardianship Reform & Addressing Abuse Through WINGS (PDF | 359 KB)
Legal Issues in Indian Country (PDF | 477 KB)
Mandated Reporting of Abuse of Older Adults and Adults with Disabilities Brief (PDF | 273 KB) | Full Report (PDF | 1 MB) | PowerPoint Slides (PPTX | 5 MB)
New Uniform Act Boosts Guardianship Reform (PDF | 153 KB)
Role of Guardian Standards in Addressing Elder Abuse (PDF | 218 KB)
Ten Ways That a Model State Law Could Help to Reduce Guardianship Abuse (PDF | 223 KB)

Nursing Home/Long-Term Care Abuse


NEW Consumer Fact Sheet: The Value of Being Heard: Loneliness and Social Isolation in Long-Term Care (PDF | 451 KB)
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Assisted Living Facilities English (PDF | 264 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 904 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 202 KB)
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Nursing Homes English (PDF | 107 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 369 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 79 KB)
How Hospice Can Be a Force for Justice for Older People (PDF | 261 KB)
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program What You Must Know (PDF | 171 KB)
Long-Term Care Residents’ Rights and Remedies (PDF | 192 KB)
Misuse of Antipsychotics: Information About Inappropriate Drug Use for Long-Term Care Consumers: Interpretive Guidelines | Issue Sheet (PDF | 192 KB) | Postcard (PDF | 115 KB)
Nursing Home Neglect: Preventing It and Getting Help (PDF | 182 KB)
Protecting Your Loved One in Assisted Living Facilities: Financial Exploitation English (PDF | 199 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 901 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 199 KB)
Protecting Your Loved One in Nursing Homes: Financial Exploitation English (PDF | 163 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 368 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 78 KB)
Resident Mistreatment in Long-Term Care (PDF | 816 KB)
Research Brief: Elder Mistreatment in Long-Term Care (2022) (PDF | 798 KB)
Research Brief: Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Long-Term Care Settings (2015) (PDF | 483 KB)
Research Translation: Comparing CMS Standard Surveys and Complaint Investigations (2022) (PDF | 272 KB)
Research to Practice: Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Long-Term Care Settings (2015) (PDF | 175 KB)
Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes: What You Need to Know (PDF | 342 KB)
Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes (PDF | 281 KB)
Surveillance Cameras in Nursing Home Residents’ Rooms (PDF | 265 KB)
Taking Care of You- Tips for Residents of Long-Term Care Facilities (PDF | 170 KB)

Prevention, Education, and Outreach


NEW Elder Abuse Prevention: What College Students Should Know Infographic (PDF | 293 KB) | Fact Sheet (PDF | 297 KB)
NEW What Health Care Students Need to Know About Elder Abuse Infographic (PDF | 316 KB)
NEW Signs of Elder Abuse (2024) (PDF | 209 KB)
5 Things Anyone Can Do to Prevent Elder Abuse English (PDF | 2 MB) | Spanish (PDF | 2 MB) | Chinese (PDF | 2 MB) | Korean (PDF | 2 MB) | Tagalog (PDF | 2 MB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 2 MB) | Armenian (PDF | 2 MB) | Farsi (PDF | 351 KB)
12 Things Everyone Can Do to Prevent Elder Abuse English  (PDF | 133 KB)| Spanish (PDF | 134 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 230 KB) | Korean (PDF | 150 KB) | Tagalog (PDF | 127 KB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 216 KB) | Armenian (PDF | 201 KB) | Farsi (PDF | 1 MB)
Bringing Together Faith and Safety for Older Adults Version 1 (PDF | 235 KB) | Version 2 (PDF | 214 KB)
Looking for Love Version 1 (PDF | 335 KB) | Version 2 (PDF | 142 KB)
Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program What You Must Know (PDF | 171 KB)
Research Translation: Addressing the Psychological Impact of Elder Mistreatment Through a Community-Based Training and Treatment Intervention (2022) (PDF | 293 KB)
Signs of Elder Abuse English  (PDF | 286 KB)| Spanish (PDF | 195 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 265 KB) | Korean (PDF | 201 KB) | Tagalog (PDF | 177 KB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 255 KB) | Armenian (PDF | 256 KB) | Farsi (PDF | 900 KB)
The Facts of Elder Abuse English  (PDF | 253 KB)| Spanish (PDF | 156 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 249 KB) | Korean (PDF | 147 KB) | Tagalog (PDF | 129 KB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 267 KB) | Armenian (PDF | 202 KB) | Farsi (PDF | 759 KB)
The Phone Scam: Who is Really Calling? Version 1 (PDF | 201 KB) | Version 2 (PDF | 320 KB)
The Phone Scam: What You Should Know (PDF | 251 KB)
Tips and Tools to Reframe the Conversation on Aging and Elder Abuse (PDF | 236 KB)

Research


ANNUAL COMPILATIONS
Elder Abuse Annual Research Compilation: September 2022 to August 2023 (PDF | 350 KB)
Elder Abuse Annual Research Compilation: September 2021 to August 2022 (PDF | 297 KB)
Elder Abuse Annual Research Compilation: September 2020 to August 2021 (PDF | 325 KB)
Elder Abuse Annual Research Compilation: September 2019 to August 2020 (PDF | 183 KB)


BRIEF SUMMARIES
NEW Research Brief: Social Isolation, Loneliness, and Elder Maltreatment (2024) (PDF | 491 KB)
Aging Network’s Role in Identifying Malnutrition and Abuse Fact Sheet (PDF | 218 KB) | Research Brief (2021) (PDF | 255 KB)
Research Brief: Ageism (2021) (PDF | 282 KB)
Research Brief: Decision-Making Ability and Risk of Elder Mistreatment (2017) (PDF | 147 KB)
Research Brief: Elder Mistreatment in Long-Term Care (2022) (PDF | 798 KB)
Research Brief: Intervention in Elder Mistreatment (2023) (PDF | 484 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Adults with Disabilities (2022) (PDF | 427 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Asian Pacific Islander (AAPI) Elders (2021) (PDF | 398 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Chinese Elders (2021) (PDF | 213 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Korean Elders (2021) (PDF | 906 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of African American Elders (2020) (PDF | 219 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Elders (2020) (PDF | 504 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of Latinx Older Adults (2020) (PDF | 488 KB)
Research Brief: Mistreatment of People with Dementia (2023) (PDF | 590 KB)
Research Brief: Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Long-Term Care Settings (2015) (PDF | 175 KB)


TRANSLATIONS FOR PRACTITIONERS
NEW Issue Brief: Primary Care-Based Interventions Addressing Social Isolation and Loneliness in Older People: A Scoping Review (2024) (PDF | 296 KB)
NEW Research Translation: A Systematic Review: Risk and Protective Factors of Elder Abuse for Community-Dwelling Racial Minorities (2023) (PDF | 403 KB)
NEW Research Translation: Adverse Health Correlates of Intimate Partner Violence Against Older Women (2023) (PDF | 341 KB)
Research Translation: Addressing the Psychological Impact of Elder Mistreatment Through a Community-Based Training and Treatment Intervention (2022) (PDF | 293 KB)
Research Translation: Are Adverse Childhood Experiences Associated With Greater Risk of Elder Abuse Victimization? (2023) (PDF | 390 KB)
Research Translation: Comparing CMS Standard Surveys and Complaint Investigations (2022) (PDF | 272 KB)
Research Translation: Cumulative Contexts of Vulnerability to Intimate Partner Violence Among Women With Disabilities, Elderly Women, and Immigrant Women (2022) (PDF | 275 KB)
Research Translation: Identifying Patterns of Health Care Utilization Among Physical Elder Abuse Victims Using Medicare Data (2021) (PDF | 215 KB)
Research Translation: Is There a Relationship Between Elder Abuse and the Opioid Epidemic? (2022) (PDF | 246 KB)
Research Translation: Medical and Social Factors Associated with Referral for Elder Abuse Services in a National Health Care System (2023) (PDF | 266 KB)
Research Translation: Perceived Social Support and Help-Seeking Among U.S. Chinese Older Adults Who Reported Elder Mistreatment (2022) (PDF | 278 KB)
Research Translation: Which Chronic Diseases in Older Adults Increase the Risk of Elder Mistreatment and Why? (2021) (PDF | 221 KB)
Research Translation: What are the Characteristics in Older Adults that Increase the Likelihood that Their Fractures are Related to Abuse? (2021) (PDF | 230 KB)
Research to Practice: Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Long-Term Care Settings (2015) (PDF | 175 KB)
Research to Practice Translation: Bruising in Older Adults (2014) (PDF | 337 KB)

Types of Elder Abuse


OVERVIEW/GENERAL
NEW Signs of Elder Abuse (2024) (PDF | 209 KB)
Bringing Together Faith and Safety for Older Adults Version 1 (PDF | 235 KB) | Version 2 (PDF | 214 KB)
Signs of Elder Abuse English  (PDF | 286 KB)| Spanish (PDF | 195 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 265 KB) | Korean (PDF | 201 KB) | Tagalog (PDF | 177 KB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 255 KB) | Armenian (PDF | 256 KB) | Farsi (PDF | 900 KB)
The Facts of Elder Abuse English  (PDF | 253 KB)| Spanish (PDF | 156 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 249 KB) | Korean (PDF | 147 KB) | Tagalog (PDF | 129 KB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 267 KB) | Armenian (PDF | 202 KB) | Farsi (PDF | 759 KB)


EMOTIONAL / PSYCHOLOGICAL ABUSE
Emotional Abuse English (PDF | 1 MB) | Chinese (PDF | 2 MB) | Korean (PDF | 1 MB) | Japanese (PDF | 2 MB) | Samoan (PDF | 1 MB) Tagalog (PDF | 1 MB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 1 MB)  


FINANCIAL ABUSE/EXPLOITATION
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Assisted Living Facilities English (PDF | 264 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 904 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 202 KB)
Consumer Fact Sheet: Financial Exploitation in Nursing Homes English (PDF | 107 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 369 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 79 KB)
Financial Exploitation Guidelines for Professionals (PDF | 4 MB)
Identifying Financial Exploitation English (PDF | 2 MB) | Chinese (PDF | 2 MB) | Korean (PDF | 2 MB) | Samoan (PDF | 2 MB) | Tagalog (PDF | 2 MB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 2 MB)
Looking for Love Version 1 (PDF | 335 KB) | Version 2 (PDF | 142 KB)
Planning to Protect Yourself from Financial Exploitation! English (PDF | 2 MB) | Chinese (PDF | 2 MB) | Korean (PDF | 2 MB) | Samoan (PDF | 2 MB) | Tagalog (PDF | 2 MB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 2 MB)
Protecting Your Loved One in Assisted Living Facilities: Financial Exploitation English (PDF | 199 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 901 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 199 KB)
Protecting Your Loved One in Nursing Homes: Financial Exploitation English (PDF | 163 KB) | Chinese (PDF | 368 KB) | Spanish (PDF | 78 KB)
The Phone Scam: Who is Really Calling? Version 1 (PDF | 201 KB) | Version 2 (PDF | 320 KB)
The Phone Scam: What You Should Know (PDF | 251 KB)


NEGLECT
Suspect Neglect of an Older Adult?: What to Do (PDF | 1 MB)
Neglect English (PDF | 1 MB) | Chinese (PDF | 1 MB) | Korean (PDF | 1 MB) | Japanese (PDF | 2 MB) | Samoan (PDF | 1 MB) | Tagalog (PDF | 1 MB) | Vietnamese (PDF | 1 MB)
Nursing Home Neglect: Preventing It and Getting Help (PDF | 182 KB)


PHYSICAL ABUSE
Research Translation: Identifying Patterns of Health Care Utilization Among Physical Elder Abuse Victims Using Medicare Data (2021) (PDF | 215 KB)
Research to Practice Translation: Bruising in Older Adults (2014) (PDF | 337 KB)
Research Translation: What are the Characteristics in Older Adults that Increase the Likelihood that Their Fractures are Related to Abuse? (2021) (PDF | 230 KB)


SEXUAL ABUSE
Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes: What You Need to Know (PDF | 342 KB)
Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes (PDF | 281 KB)

Last Modified: 02/06/2024