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AARP Webplace | Avoiding Abuse - Provides seniors with steps they can take to avoid being a victim of abuse and places they can get help.
ACJNet Elder Abuse - The Access to Justice Network (ACJNet) is an electronic community that brings together people, information, and educational resources on Canadian justice and legal issues.
Compendium of Elder Abuse Law - Claims to be the Internet's comprehensive resource for elder abuse and related law. It provides source materials, compilations and articles concerning elder abuse, nursing homes, fiduciaries, consumer protection and related topics.
Elder Abuse - Includes detailed explanation of the various types of elder abuse, causes of abuse, examinations of abuse within both domestic and institutional settings, case studies, and recommendations for dealing with elder abuse.
Elder Abuse - Defines elder abuse, gives example, and lists Canadian support agencies.
Elder Abuse -- The Hidden Crime - Provides examples of elder abuse, facts about abuse, warning signs, and brief summary of Ohio laws related to elder abuse.
Elder Abuse and Neglect - Examines the problem of abuse and neglect as well as its potential causes. Gives suggestions for intervening in abusive or neglectful situations. Also discusses problem of self-neglect.
Elder Abuse Prevention: Information and Resource Guide - Offers warning signs of elder abuse, identifies mandatory reporters, and gives tips for reporting it.
Elder Abuse-Arkansas Office of the Attorney General - Offers advice and resources on medical fraud awareness, abuse and neglect of the elderly, examples of neglect, reporting fraud and abuse, choosing a care facility and monitoring long term care, and offers suggestions for caregivers.
Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse - Describes various forms of elder abuse and provides phone number for reporting abuse in New Jersey.
Guarding Your Gold - Reviews elder abuse, long term care insurance, medicare, medicaid, senior fraud. Also, emotional, inheritance, financial and legal issues, and a personal inventory booklet for asset preservation.
Mining The Gold In The Veins Of Life - Reflects on the importance of senior citizens to society as a whole and examines society's responsibility to protect them.
National Center On Elder Abuse - Offers information about forms of elder abuse takes, its incidence, and how it can be reported.
The National Elder Abuse Incidence Study - Estimates that at least one-half million older persons in domestic settings were abused and/or neglected during 1996, and that for every reported incident of abuse or neglect, approximately five go unreported. From the Administration on Aging.
Nursing Home and Elder Abuse - Suite101.com - Examines the problem of abuse in nursing homes and identifies signs and symptoms of abuse.
NY Elder Abuse Coalition - Provides resources and services necessary to assist victims of elder abuse, neglect and/or exploitation.
Texas Senior Law's Elder Abuse Resources - Links to recourses and resources concerning abuse of senior citizens, including nursing home negligence and abuse.
Victim Services Suggestions for Help - Provides information on reporting elder abuse. From Victims Services of New York City.
VINJ -- Elder Abuse - Focuses on violence against senior citizens in various community and institutional settings, including issues related to prevention, identification, oversight and intervention.
Why Does It Happen? - Examines the causes of elder abuse.
WWLIA/Police Station/Elder Abuse - Defines elder abuse, lists warning signs, explains why victims may not report the abuse, and gives suggestions for preventing or ending abuse.