The Elder Justice Initiative is committed to strengthening awareness about elder abuse through education. The Get Involved, Get Safe community presentation series contains materials on all types of elder abuse for facilitators to use for educational purposes. Education and awareness are the first steps in helping to prevent elder abuse.
Additional Materials to Use in Elder Abuse Presentations
A Mother Never Gives Up Hope
A video describing the stories of four women and their abusive sons
In Their Own Words: Domestic Abuse in Later Life
The video story of 98 year old Miss Mary and her abusive grandson
An Age for Justice: Confronting Elder Abuse in America
A documentary on elder abuse, neglect and exploitation
New York City Department for the Aging - Elder Abuse Training Project
A PowerPoint for professionals who work in the court system assisting elder crime victims
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation: Money Smart for Older Adults
A ready-to-use, comprehensive financial education module
By recognizing financial exploitation and scams, older Americans may avoid becoming victims
Senior Scam Alert
Read about some of the most common scams affecting seniors.
A financial education program
Pass it On!
Share what you know to help protect someone you know from a scam
Work with sheriffs to make your community safer
Senior Medicare Patrol
Volunteer to show Medicare and Medicaid recipients how to protect against, detect, and report fraud