These training slides from a workshop by API-GBV analyzes elder abuse in the context of abuse over the lifecourse (see the Lifetime Spiral of Gender Violence). It enumerates several types of abuses API elders may face, including forced labor and emotional neglect, and offers recommendations for culturally-specific interventions.

 

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Aging With Respect: An Elder Abuse Early Intervention and Prevention Safety Card

By Futures Without Violence & National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
Aging with Respect is an intervention addressing elder abuse, neglect and intimate partner violence with those later in life utilizing the Aging with Respect safety card. It is developed for those patients/clients with agency and capacity in non-crisis, non-emergency situations that provides information about healthy and safe relationships, and the impact of unhealthy relationships on health and wellbeing. Topics include financial, emotional, and physical abuse and exploitation, education and prevention strategies, and information on seeking support.

by Chic Dabby
API-GBV

2015

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