Caregiver Resources - Abuse

This reading list provides links to and summaries of a variety of open source resources related to elder abuse and neglect.  Topics covered include forms of elder abuse, research regarding prevalence, screening, interventions and best practice resources. 2 pages. Last reviewed August 2019.

This tip sheet reviews the types of abuse, contributing factors, and what can be done to prevent and stop elder abuse. 1 Page.

The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse connects people and organizations, fosters the exchange of reliable information, and advances program and policy development on issues related to preventing abuse of older adults. They do this work at the local, regional, provincial/territorial, and national levels.

This webpage provides key facts about elder abuse, describes the scope of the problem, risk factors, prevention strategies and the World Health Organization response.

This resource provides an overview of abuse and the types of abuse. It presents prevention strategies as well as American resources for further information.  24 Pages.