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Ten Tips to Help You Reduce the Risk of Becoming the Next Victim of Financial Elder Abuse (PDF)
Paul Greenwood, Deputy District Attorney San Diego District Attorney’s Office and Head of Elder Abuse Prosecution, created this PDF with tips to help reduce the risk of financial elder abuse.

Elder Abuse
The National Library of Medicine provides a collection of resources from the federal government and national associations. Topics include Elder Abuse and Neglect: In Search of Solutions, Elder Abuse FAQs, and Preventing Elder Abuse and Neglect in Older Adults.

National Center on Elder Abuse
Now part of the Administration on Aging (AoA), The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) serves to protect against elder mistreatment, neglect, and abuse. Links are provided to Who Are We, What We Do, Resources, Make a Difference, and Suspect Abuse?

Elder Abuse and Neglect: Spotting the Warning Signs and Getting Help provides information on What is Elder Abuse and Neglect, Types of Elder Abuse, Warning Signs of Elder Abuse, and Where to Turn for Help.

Nursing Home Abuse Center
The Nursing Home Abuse Center (NHAC) is an online resource with information about senior dangers and safety options.

Nursing Home Law Center
The Nursing Home Law Center provides information on Legal Resources for Nursing Home Abuse Help: Make Informed Decisions That Matter, Nursing Home State Laws, and Frequent Types of Nursing Home Injuries.

Fiscal Tiger: Keeping your Finances SafeThis resource explains the most common types of scams targeting the elderly, as well as general tips for avoiding them. Senior citizens tend to be viewed as easier targets for financial scams, and unfortunately is a growing problem and reality. This information will help keep more people informed hand keep our loved ones safe.

An educational hub on elder law provided by FindLawFindLaw's Elder Law section covers a wide range of legal matters unique to aging and elderly Americans, such as long-term care options and elder abuse. 

"A Guide to Understanding, Recognizing, and Preventing Elder Abuse" from Maryville University Online

"What is Elder Abuse" from  Designed to help educate and remind caretakers as will as family member fo elderly on what signs to look out for, ways you can prevent elder abuse, as well as how to properly report it when you see it.

An Incredibly Massive Internet Safety Guide for Seniors, from  Being elders and dealing with life is difficult. At the same time, it is also important to be aware of the technology around. Anyone can use the internet in two different ways- one for getting money from other people and the other way is to get a solution for your problems. But getting scammed can happen at any time. This complete guide on E-safety Guide for Elders will surely help you to find the needs that you are looking for.

Home Improvement Resources for The Elderly & Disabled: Renovations and Grants,from RTA Cabinet Store.  This guide addresses laws and protections for individuals with disabilities, common home modifications for disabled or elderly homeowners, expert consulting, and housing grants for people with disabilities.

National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative: Elder abuse education modules at

Elder Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes from My Caring Plan.

Senior Financial Scams: How are the Elderly Targeted?  The most vulnerable demographic for scams is the elderly population in America. Horror stories are in the news each week of an older person gifted out of their life savings within a few weeks or months from crafty criminals. The unfortunate part is often the perpetrators are family members or someone close to them.

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