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Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 7 - May 2007

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: Legislative & Regulatory
  • 2007 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practices Spotlight
  • Quick Q&A
  • International Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Distance Learning/Professional Development

Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 5/6 - April 2007

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act of 2007 Introduced
  • State News: Legislative Watch
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practices Spotlight
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Distance Learning/Professional Development
  • Calendar/Coming Up

Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 4 - February 2007

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: Legislative Watch
  • In Focus: Nursing Homes and Victims Advocacy
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Distance Learning/Professional Development
  • Calendar/Coming Up

Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 3 - January 2007

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Expected to be Re-introduced
  • In Focus: Who Are The Offenders?
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • On the Frontlines: Florida Facts & Stats
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Distance Learning/Professional Development
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 2 - November/December 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Update
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practice Spotlight
  • In Focus
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Distance Learning/Professional Development
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 1 - October 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: President Signs Older Americans Act Reauthorization
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practice Spotlight
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 10 - September 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Examines Guardianship Abuses
  • State News: California Seeks Reforms to Strengthen Probate Conservatorship System
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practice Spotlight
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Mississippi Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • Professional Development/Distance Learning

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 9 - August 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch Senate Finance Committee Unanimously Approves S. 2010 Elder Justice Substitute
  • State News: Alaska Governor Signs Law Creating New Office of Elder Fraud and Abuse
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practice Spotlight
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • In Focus Protecting Seniors From Investment Fraud
  • On the Front Lines: Rhode Island Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • Professional Development/Distance Learning

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 8 - July 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch Senate Finance Committee to Consider Elder Justice Act
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Tennessee Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • Professional Development/Distance Learning
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 7 - June 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: Illinois Governor Signs Important New Laws Protecting Vulnerable Adults
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practices Spotlight: "Self-Neglect Assessment for Older Adults — Leonard Schanfield Research Institute, Council for Jewish Elderly, Chicago
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Louisiana Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • Professional Development/Distance Learning
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 6 - May 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: House Commitee Votes to Extend Older Americans Act, Elder Justice Language Added
  • State News: Kansas Governor Signs Bill Creating New Investigative Unit
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Blackfeet Nation's Model Tribal Organizational Payee Program
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Maine Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • In Brief
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 5 - April 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: California Settles Enforcement Action Charging Nursing Home Chain
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Combating Financial Exploitation: Michigan Senior Exploitation and Quick Response Team
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Vermont Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statisticis
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • In Brief
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 4 - February/March 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: Alaska: Legislation Introduced to Protect Older Alaskans From Fraud
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Communities Make a Difference: Coalitions in Action
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: New Mexico Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • In Brief
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 3 - January 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Abuse Captures Attention of White House Conference on Aging Delegates
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Emerging Practices in Adult Protective Services
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Idaho Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Professional Development/Distance Learning
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 2 - November/December 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Introduced in Senate
  • State News: California Law Requires Notice to Nursing Homes of Registered Sex Offenders
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Nursing Home Abuse — Behind the Numbers
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Massachussetts Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 1 - October 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: California Residents' Rights Notification to Include Elder Abuse Reporting Numbers
  • Special Report: Learning From Katrina
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: New Jersey Money Management Volunteers Serve as Sentinels for Detecting Exploitation
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: South Dakota Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 10 - September 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Update
  • State News: California Governor Signs Financial Elder Abuse Reporting Act
  • Special Report: Hurricane Relief
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: "Caring in Crisis"
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Alabama & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 9 - July 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Update
  • State News: Illinois Tightens Up on Sex Offenders in Nursing Homes
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: "A Place of Safety"
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: New York Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 8 - June 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: VAWA 2005 Introduced
  • State News: Texas Governor Signs Protective Services Reform Bill
  • Promising Practices Spotlight
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Kansas Stats and Facts
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • In Brief
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 7 - May 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update...
  • State News: Michigan Governor Creates Elder Abuse Task Force
  • In Focus: Elder Abuse and the Legal Services Connection
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 6 - April 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: 2005 White House Conference on Aging...
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Minnestota Network on Abuse in Later Life
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Minnesota Facts and Stats
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 5 - March 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: White House Conference on Aging Names Executive Director
  • In Focus: Elderly Sexual Abuse and Assault
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Utah Facts and Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • In Brief
  • Funding Opportunities

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 4 - February 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: John Breaux to Serve as Honorary Chair of Elder Justice Coalition
  • In Focus: Identifying Victims of Financial Exploitations
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Alaska Facts and Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • News & Notes

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 3 - January 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice: Looking Ahead
  • In Focus: Adult Protective Services/Mental Health Collaboration
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Oklahoma Facts and Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News & Notes

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 2 - November 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Update
  • In Focus: Victim Support and Empowerment
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Ohio Facts and Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 1 - October 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update
  • In Focus: "Am I My Neighbor's Keeper"?
  • On the Front Lines: New Hampshire Facts and Stats
  • Eye of the Media
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 12 - September 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update
  • In Focus: It's All About Collaboration
  • On the Front Lines: Colorado Facts and Stats
  • Eye of the Media
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 10/11 - August 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update
  • State News
  • In Focus: Health Care Response to Elder Abuse
  • On the Front Lines: Illinois Facts and Stats
  • Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 9 - June 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update
  • In Focus: Outreach to Multicultural Communities
  • On the Front Lines: North Carolina Facts and Stats
  • Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 8 - May 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update
  • In Focus: Elder Abuse and Animal Cruelty Connection
  • On the Front Lines: California Facts and Stats
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 7 - April 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation
  • State News
  • In Focus: Speaking Out on Silent Crime
  • On the Front Lines: Missouri Facts and Stats
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 6 - March 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation
  • Message from the Director, NCEA
  • In Focus: Hoarding and Elders
  • Communities Take Action
  • On the Front Lines
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Calendar/Coming Up

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 5 - February 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation
  • In Focus: Faith-Based Outreach
  • On the Front Lines
  • Professional Development/Training
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 4 - January 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy & Legislation: Elder Justice Update
  • In Focus: Domestic Violence Knows No Age Limits
  • On the Front Lines
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 3 - December 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Promising Practices: Top 5 Most Difficult Aspects of Prosecuting Elder Abuse Cases
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 2 - November 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • On the Front Lines: Arizona Facts & Stats
  • Promising Practices: Triads - A Community Policing Partnership That Works
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 1 - October 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Two Senate Committees Hold Hearings on Elder Abuse
  • On the Front Lines: Pennsylvania Facts & Stats
  • Promising Practices: Multidisciplinary Elder Abuse Prevention Teams
  • Probation Officers Can Be Powerful Ally in Prevention Efforts
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Outreach Innovations: Strategies to Raise Awareness

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 12 - September 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy Watch: Charitable Giving Act � H.R. 7
  • Eye on States � A Voice for Victims: Georgia Senor Adult Victims� Advocate Program
  • �One Case Is One Too Many� � Kentucky Campaign to Identify and Prevent Elder Abuse
  • On the Front Lines: Texas Facts & Stats
  • On the Front Lines: Oregon Facts & Stats
  • FBI Sponsors Family Violence/Elder Abuse Symposium
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 11 - July/August 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Breaux to Introduce Positive Aging Act of 2003
  • Three States Toughen Laws on Elder Abuse
  • Montana Town Hall Meetings Result in Action Agenda
  • New Publications from NCEA
  • On the Front Lines: Oregon Facts & Stats
  • Promising Practices: Fighting Elder Abuse Through Education
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • New Briefs/Reference Library

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 10 - June 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Legislation in the Works to Expand 2-1-1
  • Older Americans #1 Target of Investment Con Artists
  • "Creating a New Standard" Goal of Nation's First Elder Abuse Forensic Center
  • APS / Ombudsman Roundtable a Success
  • NCEA Releases New Report: "Can Bank Tellers Tell?"
  • On the Front Lines: Wyoming Facts & Stats
  • Model Programs & Promising Practices: Elder Abuse Transitional Housing
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar / Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 8-9 - April/May 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Study Cites Nursing Home Deficiencies
  • Advocates Call for Assisted Living Oversight
  • Telemarketing Fraud Alert
  • Older Americans Mental Health Week
  • National Advisory Committee Invites Comments
  • US Department of Justice Training Grants aim to Stop Abuse
  • California Abuse Prevention Team Honored
  • On the Front Lines: Iowa Facts & Stats
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 7 - March 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder Justice Coalition Officially Launched
  • Special Report: Combating & Prosecuting Financial Exploitation
  • In the Eye of the Media: News Headlines Around
  • On the Front Line: Wisconsin Facts & Stats
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research and Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 6 - February 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Senate Special Committee on Aging Holds Hearing on Guardianship Reform
  • Senior Safety Protection Act (H.R. 208) Introduced
  • Model Programs & Promising Practices -- Coalitions Deploy Community
  • Elder Fraud: US Hotlines & Online Complaint Forms
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 5 - January 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • State News - California Attorney General's Office Releases New Citizen's Guide
  • Model Programs and Promising Practices - Milwaukee Mental Health
  • Now Available: NAAPSA Survey Report
  • Stay Informed - CANE Resources
  • International News - World Health Organization
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 4 - December 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • APS Statistics - 2000 survey of States
  • Multicultural and Multilingual Outreach
  • Promising Practices - Oklahoma's First Emergency Shelter for Seniors
  • Hot Topics on the NCEA Elder Abuse Listserve
  • Stay Informed - CANE Resources
  • Medical Response Teams and Prosecution
  • Calendar/Coming Up

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 3 - November 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • New Elder Abuse Statistics
  • Culture and Elder Abuse: "Elder Abuse in Hispanic Families"
  • NCEA News
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Health Ethics, Frensics and Law Research Alert
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 1/2 - September/October 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder Justice Act of 2002 Introduced
  • Elder Justice Coalition Launched
  • Legal News
  • Idea Exchange: Mandatory Training for Mandatory Reporters
  • NCEA News
  • Resources: Domestic Violence Prevention
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs
  • Responding to Elder Abuse in American Indian Communities
  • World Report on Violence and Health

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 13 - August 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Identifies Elder Abuse as Emerging Issue
  • ABA Adopts Elder Abuse Policy Derived from National Policy Summit Recommendations
  • Senate Approves FY 2003 Appropriations for Older Americans
  • NCEA News
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research Alert

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 11-12 - June/July 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • Ambitious federal elder justice proposal developed by Sen. Breaux
  • Elder justice center created on Senate Aging Committee website
  • Senate holds two hearings on elder abuse, elder justice proposal
  • Share your good work
  • New National Center on Elder Abuse publications released
    • Developing training programs on elder abuse prevention for in-home helpers: issues and guidelines
    • Preventing elder abuse by family caregivers
    • A fact sheet on caregiver stress and elder abuse
    • Preventing stress from becoming harmful: a guide for caregivers
    • The works of Rosalie S. Wolf, Ph.D.
  • Important conference dates announced
  • Clearinghouse adds nearly 100 new items to holdings
  • Article review: Elder abuse laws: barrier to serving DV victims?
  • Note to newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 10 - May 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • Pennsylvania funded for exploitation pilot, training institute
  • Mental health services for elders funding available

    Special Section: Abuse in Nursing Homes

  • Senate hearing on physical, sexual abuse in nursing homes held
  • General Accounting Office studies nursing home abuse problems
  • New quality of care measures for public use released by CMS
  • Abuse investigations to be added to nursing home compare website
  • Phase II of minimum nurse staffing ratios report drafted
  • Article review: �gSexual abuse of nursing home residents�h
  • Florida reviews video camera use as nursing home abuse prevention
  • Research Review: Abuse in nursing homes
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 9 - April 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • United Nations issues global elder abuse report
  • State of the world�fs older people 2002 also looks at abuse
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approves feeding aides
  • May is national mental health, older Americans months
  • Safety planning for APS workers, clients outlined in VED article
  • Law and aging grant given for Dine Elder Protection Act review
  • Fordham Law Review article explores lawyer reporting ethics
  • Dep�ft. of Justice issues brief on enforcement of protective orders
  • Handbook for law enforcement on how to approach and help issued
  • Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly adds articles
  • Fifteen conferences added to national center website
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 7-8 - February/March 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • Abuse of Indian elders is focus of new Nat�fl Center project
  • National �gdo not call�h registry proposed
  • State APS data management systems report issued by National Center
  • AARP�fs Modern Maturity covers elder murders
  • Wisconsin produces new interdisciplinary team manual
  • New Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect editors chosen
  • New resources at the Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly
  • Record number of conferences added to NCEA website
  • Special Focus: Caregivers in facilities -- regulation and investigation
  • Community coalitions tip: Attracting the �gprivate�h to �gpublic-private�h abuse prevention teams
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 6 - January 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • Pennsylvania law barring hiring those with criminal records voided
  • SSBG funding drops, AoA funding rises in FY 2002 appropriations
  • New screening tools and referral protocol discussed in JEAN
  • National elder abuse action agenda section added to NCEA website
  • New York, national conference examine guardianship abuse, reform
  • New evaluation report examines guardianship mediation
  • Conferences present opportunities to expand elder abuse awareness
  • New resources at the Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly
  • National Center on Elder Abuse tallies accomplishments
  • New statistics released on elders�f living situations
  • Community coalitions tip: Mounting a local public awareness campaign
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 5 - December 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • National elder abuse policy summit develops action agenda
  • National elder abuse listserve usefulness enhanced
  • National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life is re-funded
  • HHS offers funding for elder abuse awareness campaigns
  • DOJ appropriations aimed at abused older women
  • Year End Roundup Section:
    • State actions affect elder abuse victims
    • Florida report examines state APS program
    • California report on nursing home staffing requirements
    • Police training booklet on animal/human abuse connection
    • Health system elder abuse fact sheet
    • New hoarding by elders article
    • Administration on Aging resource directory
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 3/4 - October/November 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • September 11 terrorism affects elder abuse programs, clients
  • National Center on Elder Abuse issues call for training materials
  • Project examines effectiveness of police/counselor home visits
  • Federal financial exploitation study takes first steps
  • Search feature added to National Center on Elder Abuse website
  • NCEA sponsors teleconference on 211 community services hotlines
  • Input on Older Americans Act regulations sought
  • Study released on Indian health screening for domestic violence
  • Ann Landers recommends adult protective services
  • National Center on Elder Abuse moves
  • New Resources and Research Section:
    • Law enforcement directory
    • Health care providers�f documentation of domestic violence
    • Nursing home staffing report
  • Community Coalitions Tips: Training sexual assault professionals
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 2 - September 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • National directory of elder abuse coalitions released
  • Free elder abuse speakers�f kit made available by NCEA
  • Manuals on mental health issues, adult protective services released
  • Caregiving, self-neglect annotated bibliographies produced
  • Wisconsin undergoes adult protective services �gmodernization�h
  • New Jersey publishes safe outreach for seniors manual
  • Newest Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect is potpourri
  • Guide for protecting electronic evidence produced
  • Partnerships in law and aging funding opportunity announced
  • Wisconsin begins state adult protective services listserve
  • Conference rescheduling
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 1 - August 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse announces Summit, solicits input
  • Comments requested for community-based alternatives
  • Congressional report on nursing home abuse attracts attention
  • Maryland joins states with web-based nursing home report cards
  • DOJ conference report provides wealth of abuse resources
  • CMS reports on progress in nursing home initiative
  • October domestic violence awareness month kit available
  • New Hampshire developing protocol for sexual assault victims
  • Elder abuse is sole focus of many newly-announced conferences
  • Community Coalitions Tips: Training health professionals
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 8 - July 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • U.S. Senate holds hearing on elder abuse
  • Undertreatment of pain classed as elder abuse by California jury
  • New Victims of Crime Act compensation regulations issued
  • NAAPSA issues ethical principles and best practice guidelines
  • Bush nominates Josefina Carbonell to head Administration on Aging
  • Connecticut nursing home strike connected to abuse allegations
  • Funding available for responding to elder fraud victims
  • New resources available on Administration on Aging website
  • Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) is renamed
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • In Memoriam: Rosalie S. Wolf, Ph.D.

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 7 - May/June 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse sponsors leadership institute
  • Disabled abuse victims training guide and resource kit available
  • Disability rates for elders decline sharply
  • University elder law journal looks at domestic violence laws
  • Book Review: Elder Rage, or Take My Father�cPlease! How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents
  • Conferences focus on minority elders, medical care for abuse
  • Community coalitions tips: Training professionals: Start with the basics
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 6 - April 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • Bush budget proposal cuts some, keeps level other abuse funding
  • New population figures released
  • Congressional assignments made
  • New services for batterers and substance abuse elders offered
  • Nursing home abuse continues to be in the news
  • Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect quantifies practice issues
  • Noteworthy conferences scheduled
  • Social and economic costs of abuse in later life
  • Book Review: Fourteen Friends�f Guide to Elder-Caring
  • Community coalitions tips
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 5 - March 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • The silenced voice speaks out: Georgia studies institutional abuse
  • Dep�ft. of Justice drafts report on medical forensics and elder abuse
  • APS and public relations: Why isn�ft someone doing something?
  • Pennsylvania uses web to train mandatory reporters
  • National Committee for Prevention of Elder Abuse website revamped
  • Wisconsin Lawyer journal devoted to elder abuse put on web
  • Sexual assault training video for judges released
  • Upcoming conferences of note
  • Community coalitions tips: Integrating elder abuse and domestic violence service providers
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 4 - February 2001

    Contents of this special theme issue on caregiving and elder abuse prevention:
  • Administration on Aging, NCEA spotlight caregiving issues
  • Caregiver handbook
  • Other AoA caregiver resources
  • Caregiving research review
  • National Family Caregiver Support Program funded
  • Book reviews
  • Coping with your difficult older parent: A guide for stressed-out children
  • Another country: Navigating the emotional terrain of our elders
  • Ending elder abuse: A family guide

    Community Coalitions Section
  • Spotlight: Sonoma County (CA) Elder Abuse Prevention Council
  • Tips: Committees to the rescue
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 3 - December 2000/January 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • Federal funding for elder abuse programs announced
  • NCEA announces sentinel partnerships with national organizations
  • NAAPSA hires its first executive director
  • American Society on Aging journal focuses on elder abuse
  • Washington Post highlights hoarding, undetected elder deaths
  • Community coalitions tips: Gathering �eround the table
  • Elder abuse prevention, service to seniors nominations sought
  • Upcoming conferences of note
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 2 - November 2000

    Contents of this issue:
  • Older Americans Act reauthorization addresses abuse
  • Violence Against Women Act adds older women provisions
  • Protecting Seniors from Fraud Act signed into law
  • National Center on Elder Abuse website updated, moved
  • Clearinghouse on abuse and neglect updates holdings
  • Community coalitions spotlight: LIFESPAN Elder Abuse Consortium
  • Note concerning newsletter publication
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 1 - September 2000

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder abuse community "sentinel" projects announced
  • NCEA announces major new efforts
  • Upcoming domestic violence in minority communities conferences
  • National Center on Elder Abuse update
  • American Society on Aging journal features elder abuse topics
  • Note concerning newsletter publication
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

    Special Research Review: Risk Assessment Instruments
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 7 - July 2000

    Contents of this issue:
  • Florida elder abuse cases confirm, limit legal options
  • Nursing home victims' projects begun by national organizations
  • Arizona develops community-wide elder abuse strategy
  • New website features elder abuse quiz
  • Free depression screening program made available
  • Carol Thornhill leaves the Administration on Aging
  • Illinois elder abuse video wins award
  • Upcoming conferences
  • Note concerning newsletter publication
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 6 - February 2000

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse starts website
  • Oklahoma produces two new elder abuse videos
  • AMA, Surgeon General mention elder abuse
  • In the news: nursing homes
  • Updated, collected statistics on crime and elders released
  • Spanish elder abuse questions and answers booklet available
  • Hoarders getting more attention
  • Upcoming conferences of note
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 5 - December 1999/January 2000

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center launches effort to identify elder abuse coalitions
  • Financial crimes report and recommendations published
  • President launches kNOw fraud campaign
  • Physicians address elder abuse, domestic violence
  • In the news: sexual assault center, domestic violence resources
  • Grantmakers in aging reach out to other funders
  • Research review: Emotional distress and elder abuse
  • Newsletter correction
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 4 - November 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center releases elder abuse research agenda
  • Older Americans Act appropriations approved
  • Older Americans Month 2000 theme announced
  • Nursing home care improvement projects announced
  • Adult protective services training moves to the world wide web
  • Meals on wheels elder abuse training manual produced
  • GAO says HCFA's nursing home quality efforts are insufficient
  • Upcoming conferences
  • National Center on Elder Abuse update
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 3 - October 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • Hoarding behaviors discussed at national conference
  • Elders' mental health problems expected to increase
  • Hennepin County develops performance measurement system
  • Nursing facilities' longitudinal data released
  • California prosecutors focus on elder abuse
  • New resources reviewed
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Note for newsletter editors

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 2 - September 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse undertakes new projects
  • Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act progresses
  • Department of Justice meetings target nursing home abuse
  • Emergency services fund survey completed
  • More states report changes in their adult abuse laws
  • New resources reviewed
  • NCEA website featured on MEDLINEplus
  • Funding opportunities announced
  • Canadian elder abuse listserve launched
  • Upcoming conferences
  • News briefs
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Note for newsletter editors

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 1 - August 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse addresses family violence
  • Legislation addressing older battered women pending
  • National aging and vulnerable adult clearinghouse opens
  • Violence against disabled women brief released
  • NCEA website wins award
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Note for newsletter editors

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 9 - July 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • Introducing: National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
  • New Florida law addresses nursing home abuse
  • Working with legislatures pays off in several states
  • Elder abuse articles by and for health professionals proliferate
  • Financial abuse training packages made available
  • Animal hoarder cases wanted for study
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 8 - June 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • State adult protective services website links gathered
  • New federal nursing home anti-abuse initiatives announced
  • Texas produces second model adult abuse prevention kit
  • Elder abuse is in the news
  • Journal of elder abuse & neglect examines institutional issues
  • Noteworthy conferences coming up
  • Book review: The spirit catches you and you fall down
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 7 - May 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • Victims' rights and services technical assistance manual out
  • Older Americans Act reauthorization moving again
  • Study measures physician resistance to mandatory reporting
  • Upcoming conferences of note
  • National Center on Elder Abuse update II
  • Trying to research elder abuse on the internet?
  • Victimization of the Elderly and Disabled starts year two
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note to newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 6 - April 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder abuse law citations, search advice added to NCEA website
  • Nursing home abuse issues grab the spotlight
  • Adult protective services trainers listserve begun
  • Attorneys general association to hold elder abuse hearing
  • 20/20 show follows up
  • Report issued on DOJ focus group on crime victimization
  • Office of Justice Programs grant plans and announcements
  • Health care professionals training money earmarked
  • Is casino gambling elder abuse?
  • News briefs
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note to newsletter editors

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 5 - March 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder abuse is topic-of-the-month nationally
  • Bankers' training kit distributed
  • "It's your business" domestic violence campaign launches
  • Meals on wheels elder abuse project announced
  • Handbook, resource manual for victims of fraud released by DOJ
  • Substance abuse/mental health services grants available
  • New grants to improve minority elders' health status announced
  • Partnerships in law and aging awards announced
  • Law enforcement model protocol made available
  • Y2K tool kit produced by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Elder abuse conferences coming soon
  • Newsletter corrections
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note to newsletter editors

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 4 - February 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse website revamped
  • Initiative announced by President to help caregivers of frail elders
  • President's budget proposal includes funding for elder abuse
  • Elder abuse conference and training opportunities proliferate
  • Violence against women act bills would benefit older women
  • Elder abuse and dementia training module release
  • Law enforcement/elder abuse contacts sought
  • Video on guardianship mediation released
  • National Center on Elder Abuse Update
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Note to newsletter editors
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 3 - January 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse publications list released
  • New Senate subcommittee on aging chair chosen
  • Elder abuse in minority communities proceedings out
  • Y2K problem, solutions loom larger
  • "Vulnerable adult" definitions discussed on abuse listserve
  • Fact sheets to help elders and adult caregivers created
  • Results of new national violence survey reported
  • May 1999 Older Americans Month theme set
  • Administration on Aging lists funding resources on website
  • Elder abuse litigants sought
  • Tobacco settlement figures and advice made available
  • American Society on Aging newsletter looks at elder abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 2 - December 1998

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder abuse wins some, loses some in Congressional funding
  • Alliance for children and families forms Title XX coalition
  • State adult protective services "show and yell" in Texas
  • New state legislation signed
  • Mentally ill, homeless nursing home residents discussed in Illinois
  • Victims of mentally ill perpetrators studied by DOJ
  • Economic crimes conference held in San Francisco
  • Lawyers addressing elder abuse, #1
  • Lawyers addressing elder abuse, #2
  • New social security number available to abuse victims
  • Elder abuse prevention accomplishments report out
  • HHS Inspector General to study institutional abuse reporting
  • Minority elder abuse book is published
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 1 - October 1998

    Contents of this issue:
  • New National Center on Elder Abuse Announced
  • National Center Goes to Texas
  • Elder Abuse Incidence Study Released
  • AoA Revises Elder Abuse Fact Sheet
  • Abuse Victims Die Sooner, Researchers Say
  • Healthy People 2010 Objectives In Process
  • Elder Abuse Listserve Begun
  • Reaching the New NCEA

Newsletter Archives

Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 7 - May 2007

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: Legislative & Regulatory
  • 2007 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practices Spotlight
  • Quick Q&A
  • International Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Distance Learning/Professional Development

Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 5/6 - April 2007

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act of 2007 Introduced
  • State News: Legislative Watch
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practices Spotlight
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Distance Learning/Professional Development
  • Calendar/Coming Up

Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 4 - February 2007

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: Legislative Watch
  • In Focus: Nursing Homes and Victims Advocacy
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Distance Learning/Professional Development
  • Calendar/Coming Up

Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 3 - January 2007

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Expected to be Re-introduced
  • In Focus: Who Are The Offenders?
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • On the Frontlines: Florida Facts & Stats
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Distance Learning/Professional Development
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 2 - November/December 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Update
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practice Spotlight
  • In Focus
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Distance Learning/Professional Development
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 1 - October 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: President Signs Older Americans Act Reauthorization
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practice Spotlight
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 10 - September 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Senate Special Committee on Aging Hearing Examines Guardianship Abuses
  • State News: California Seeks Reforms to Strengthen Probate Conservatorship System
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practice Spotlight
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Mississippi Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • Professional Development/Distance Learning

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 9 - August 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch Senate Finance Committee Unanimously Approves S. 2010 Elder Justice Substitute
  • State News: Alaska Governor Signs Law Creating New Office of Elder Fraud and Abuse
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practice Spotlight
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • In Focus Protecting Seniors From Investment Fraud
  • On the Front Lines: Rhode Island Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • Professional Development/Distance Learning

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 8 - July 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch Senate Finance Committee to Consider Elder Justice Act
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Tennessee Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • Professional Development/Distance Learning
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 7 - June 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: Illinois Governor Signs Important New Laws Protecting Vulnerable Adults
  • Sharing Ideas: Promising Practices Spotlight: "Self-Neglect Assessment for Older Adults — Leonard Schanfield Research Institute, Council for Jewish Elderly, Chicago
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Louisiana Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • Professional Development/Distance Learning
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 6 - May 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: House Commitee Votes to Extend Older Americans Act, Elder Justice Language Added
  • State News: Kansas Governor Signs Bill Creating New Investigative Unit
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Blackfeet Nation's Model Tribal Organizational Payee Program
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Maine Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • In Brief
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 5 - April 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: California Settles Enforcement Action Charging Nursing Home Chain
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Combating Financial Exploitation: Michigan Senior Exploitation and Quick Response Team
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Vermont Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statisticis
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • In Brief
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 4 - February/March 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: Alaska: Legislation Introduced to Protect Older Alaskans From Fraud
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Communities Make a Difference: Coalitions in Action
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: New Mexico Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • In Brief
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 3 - January 2006

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Abuse Captures Attention of White House Conference on Aging Delegates
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Emerging Practices in Adult Protective Services
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Idaho Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Professional Development/Distance Learning
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 2 - November/December 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Introduced in Senate
  • State News: California Law Requires Notice to Nursing Homes of Registered Sex Offenders
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Nursing Home Abuse — Behind the Numbers
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Massachussetts Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 8 No. 1 - October 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Watch
  • State News: California Residents' Rights Notification to Include Elder Abuse Reporting Numbers
  • Special Report: Learning From Katrina
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: New Jersey Money Management Volunteers Serve as Sentinels for Detecting Exploitation
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: South Dakota Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • New on the Bookshelf
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 10 - September 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Update
  • State News: California Governor Signs Financial Elder Abuse Reporting Act
  • Special Report: Hurricane Relief
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: "Caring in Crisis"
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Alabama & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 9 - July 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Update
  • State News: Illinois Tightens Up on Sex Offenders in Nursing Homes
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: "A Place of Safety"
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: New York Facts & Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 8 - June 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: VAWA 2005 Introduced
  • State News: Texas Governor Signs Protective Services Reform Bill
  • Promising Practices Spotlight
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Kansas Stats and Facts
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Funding Opportunities
  • In Brief
  • New on the Bookshelf

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 7 - May 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update...
  • State News: Michigan Governor Creates Elder Abuse Task Force
  • In Focus: Elder Abuse and the Legal Services Connection
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 6 - April 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: 2005 White House Conference on Aging...
  • Promising Practices Spotlight: Minnestota Network on Abuse in Later Life
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Minnesota Facts and Stats
  • Trends & Statistics
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Funding Opportunities
  • In Brief

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 5 - March 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: White House Conference on Aging Names Executive Director
  • In Focus: Elderly Sexual Abuse and Assault
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Utah Facts and Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • In Brief
  • Funding Opportunities

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 4 - February 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: John Breaux to Serve as Honorary Chair of Elder Justice Coalition
  • In Focus: Identifying Victims of Financial Exploitations
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Alaska Facts and Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Trends & Statistics
  • News & Notes

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 3 - January 2005

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice: Looking Ahead
  • In Focus: Adult Protective Services/Mental Health Collaboration
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Oklahoma Facts and Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News & Notes

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 2 - November 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Update
  • In Focus: Victim Support and Empowerment
  • NCEA News and Resources
  • On the Front Lines: Ohio Facts and Stats
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 7 No. 1 - October 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update
  • In Focus: "Am I My Neighbor's Keeper"?
  • On the Front Lines: New Hampshire Facts and Stats
  • Eye of the Media
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 12 - September 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update
  • In Focus: It's All About Collaboration
  • On the Front Lines: Colorado Facts and Stats
  • Eye of the Media
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 10/11 - August 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update
  • State News
  • In Focus: Health Care Response to Elder Abuse
  • On the Front Lines: Illinois Facts and Stats
  • Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 9 - June 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update
  • In Focus: Outreach to Multicultural Communities
  • On the Front Lines: North Carolina Facts and Stats
  • Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 8 - May 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation: Elder Justice Act Update
  • In Focus: Elder Abuse and Animal Cruelty Connection
  • On the Front Lines: California Facts and Stats
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 7 - April 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation
  • State News
  • In Focus: Speaking Out on Silent Crime
  • On the Front Lines: Missouri Facts and Stats
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 6 - March 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation
  • Message from the Director, NCEA
  • In Focus: Hoarding and Elders
  • Communities Take Action
  • On the Front Lines
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Calendar/Coming Up

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 5 - February 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy and Legislation
  • In Focus: Faith-Based Outreach
  • On the Front Lines
  • Professional Development/Training
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 4 - January 2004

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy & Legislation: Elder Justice Update
  • In Focus: Domestic Violence Knows No Age Limits
  • On the Front Lines
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 3 - December 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Promising Practices: Top 5 Most Difficult Aspects of Prosecuting Elder Abuse Cases
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 2 - November 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • On the Front Lines: Arizona Facts & Stats
  • Promising Practices: Triads - A Community Policing Partnership That Works
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 6 No. 1 - October 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Two Senate Committees Hold Hearings on Elder Abuse
  • On the Front Lines: Pennsylvania Facts & Stats
  • Promising Practices: Multidisciplinary Elder Abuse Prevention Teams
  • Probation Officers Can Be Powerful Ally in Prevention Efforts
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • Outreach Innovations: Strategies to Raise Awareness

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 12 - September 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Policy Watch: Charitable Giving Act � H.R. 7
  • Eye on States � A Voice for Victims: Georgia Senor Adult Victims� Advocate Program
  • �One Case Is One Too Many� � Kentucky Campaign to Identify and Prevent Elder Abuse
  • On the Front Lines: Texas Facts & Stats
  • On the Front Lines: Oregon Facts & Stats
  • FBI Sponsors Family Violence/Elder Abuse Symposium
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 11 - July/August 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Breaux to Introduce Positive Aging Act of 2003
  • Three States Toughen Laws on Elder Abuse
  • Montana Town Hall Meetings Result in Action Agenda
  • New Publications from NCEA
  • On the Front Lines: Oregon Facts & Stats
  • Promising Practices: Fighting Elder Abuse Through Education
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • New Briefs/Reference Library

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 10 - June 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Legislation in the Works to Expand 2-1-1
  • Older Americans #1 Target of Investment Con Artists
  • "Creating a New Standard" Goal of Nation's First Elder Abuse Forensic Center
  • APS / Ombudsman Roundtable a Success
  • NCEA Releases New Report: "Can Bank Tellers Tell?"
  • On the Front Lines: Wyoming Facts & Stats
  • Model Programs & Promising Practices: Elder Abuse Transitional Housing
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar / Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 8-9 - April/May 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Study Cites Nursing Home Deficiencies
  • Advocates Call for Assisted Living Oversight
  • Telemarketing Fraud Alert
  • Older Americans Mental Health Week
  • National Advisory Committee Invites Comments
  • US Department of Justice Training Grants aim to Stop Abuse
  • California Abuse Prevention Team Honored
  • On the Front Lines: Iowa Facts & Stats
  • In the Eye of the Media
  • Calendar
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 7 - March 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder Justice Coalition Officially Launched
  • Special Report: Combating & Prosecuting Financial Exploitation
  • In the Eye of the Media: News Headlines Around
  • On the Front Line: Wisconsin Facts & Stats
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research and Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 6 - February 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • Senate Special Committee on Aging Holds Hearing on Guardianship Reform
  • Senior Safety Protection Act (H.R. 208) Introduced
  • Model Programs & Promising Practices -- Coalitions Deploy Community
  • Elder Fraud: US Hotlines & Online Complaint Forms
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research & Scholarship
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 5 - January 2003

    Contents of this issue:
  • State News - California Attorney General's Office Releases New Citizen's Guide
  • Model Programs and Promising Practices - Milwaukee Mental Health
  • Now Available: NAAPSA Survey Report
  • Stay Informed - CANE Resources
  • International News - World Health Organization
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 4 - December 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • APS Statistics - 2000 survey of States
  • Multicultural and Multilingual Outreach
  • Promising Practices - Oklahoma's First Emergency Shelter for Seniors
  • Hot Topics on the NCEA Elder Abuse Listserve
  • Stay Informed - CANE Resources
  • Medical Response Teams and Prosecution
  • Calendar/Coming Up

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 3 - November 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • New Elder Abuse Statistics
  • Culture and Elder Abuse: "Elder Abuse in Hispanic Families"
  • NCEA News
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Health Ethics, Frensics and Law Research Alert
  • News Briefs

Newsletter Vol. 5 No. 1/2 - September/October 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder Justice Act of 2002 Introduced
  • Elder Justice Coalition Launched
  • Legal News
  • Idea Exchange: Mandatory Training for Mandatory Reporters
  • NCEA News
  • Resources: Domestic Violence Prevention
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • News Briefs
  • Responding to Elder Abuse in American Indian Communities
  • World Report on Violence and Health

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 13 - August 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Identifies Elder Abuse as Emerging Issue
  • ABA Adopts Elder Abuse Policy Derived from National Policy Summit Recommendations
  • Senate Approves FY 2003 Appropriations for Older Americans
  • NCEA News
  • Calendar/Coming Up
  • Research Alert

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 11-12 - June/July 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • Ambitious federal elder justice proposal developed by Sen. Breaux
  • Elder justice center created on Senate Aging Committee website
  • Senate holds two hearings on elder abuse, elder justice proposal
  • Share your good work
  • New National Center on Elder Abuse publications released
    • Developing training programs on elder abuse prevention for in-home helpers: issues and guidelines
    • Preventing elder abuse by family caregivers
    • A fact sheet on caregiver stress and elder abuse
    • Preventing stress from becoming harmful: a guide for caregivers
    • The works of Rosalie S. Wolf, Ph.D.
  • Important conference dates announced
  • Clearinghouse adds nearly 100 new items to holdings
  • Article review: Elder abuse laws: barrier to serving DV victims?
  • Note to newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 10 - May 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • Pennsylvania funded for exploitation pilot, training institute
  • Mental health services for elders funding available

    Special Section: Abuse in Nursing Homes

  • Senate hearing on physical, sexual abuse in nursing homes held
  • General Accounting Office studies nursing home abuse problems
  • New quality of care measures for public use released by CMS
  • Abuse investigations to be added to nursing home compare website
  • Phase II of minimum nurse staffing ratios report drafted
  • Article review: �gSexual abuse of nursing home residents�h
  • Florida reviews video camera use as nursing home abuse prevention
  • Research Review: Abuse in nursing homes
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 9 - April 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • United Nations issues global elder abuse report
  • State of the world�fs older people 2002 also looks at abuse
  • Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services approves feeding aides
  • May is national mental health, older Americans months
  • Safety planning for APS workers, clients outlined in VED article
  • Law and aging grant given for Dine Elder Protection Act review
  • Fordham Law Review article explores lawyer reporting ethics
  • Dep�ft. of Justice issues brief on enforcement of protective orders
  • Handbook for law enforcement on how to approach and help issued
  • Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly adds articles
  • Fifteen conferences added to national center website
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 7-8 - February/March 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • Abuse of Indian elders is focus of new Nat�fl Center project
  • National �gdo not call�h registry proposed
  • State APS data management systems report issued by National Center
  • AARP�fs Modern Maturity covers elder murders
  • Wisconsin produces new interdisciplinary team manual
  • New Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect editors chosen
  • New resources at the Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly
  • Record number of conferences added to NCEA website
  • Special Focus: Caregivers in facilities -- regulation and investigation
  • Community coalitions tip: Attracting the �gprivate�h to �gpublic-private�h abuse prevention teams
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 6 - January 2002

    Contents of this issue:
  • Pennsylvania law barring hiring those with criminal records voided
  • SSBG funding drops, AoA funding rises in FY 2002 appropriations
  • New screening tools and referral protocol discussed in JEAN
  • National elder abuse action agenda section added to NCEA website
  • New York, national conference examine guardianship abuse, reform
  • New evaluation report examines guardianship mediation
  • Conferences present opportunities to expand elder abuse awareness
  • New resources at the Clearinghouse on Abuse and Neglect of the Elderly
  • National Center on Elder Abuse tallies accomplishments
  • New statistics released on elders�f living situations
  • Community coalitions tip: Mounting a local public awareness campaign
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 5 - December 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • National elder abuse policy summit develops action agenda
  • National elder abuse listserve usefulness enhanced
  • National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life is re-funded
  • HHS offers funding for elder abuse awareness campaigns
  • DOJ appropriations aimed at abused older women
  • Year End Roundup Section:
    • State actions affect elder abuse victims
    • Florida report examines state APS program
    • California report on nursing home staffing requirements
    • Police training booklet on animal/human abuse connection
    • Health system elder abuse fact sheet
    • New hoarding by elders article
    • Administration on Aging resource directory
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 3/4 - October/November 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • September 11 terrorism affects elder abuse programs, clients
  • National Center on Elder Abuse issues call for training materials
  • Project examines effectiveness of police/counselor home visits
  • Federal financial exploitation study takes first steps
  • Search feature added to National Center on Elder Abuse website
  • NCEA sponsors teleconference on 211 community services hotlines
  • Input on Older Americans Act regulations sought
  • Study released on Indian health screening for domestic violence
  • Ann Landers recommends adult protective services
  • National Center on Elder Abuse moves
  • New Resources and Research Section:
    • Law enforcement directory
    • Health care providers�f documentation of domestic violence
    • Nursing home staffing report
  • Community Coalitions Tips: Training sexual assault professionals
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 2 - September 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • National directory of elder abuse coalitions released
  • Free elder abuse speakers�f kit made available by NCEA
  • Manuals on mental health issues, adult protective services released
  • Caregiving, self-neglect annotated bibliographies produced
  • Wisconsin undergoes adult protective services �gmodernization�h
  • New Jersey publishes safe outreach for seniors manual
  • Newest Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect is potpourri
  • Guide for protecting electronic evidence produced
  • Partnerships in law and aging funding opportunity announced
  • Wisconsin begins state adult protective services listserve
  • Conference rescheduling
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 4 No. 1 - August 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse announces Summit, solicits input
  • Comments requested for community-based alternatives
  • Congressional report on nursing home abuse attracts attention
  • Maryland joins states with web-based nursing home report cards
  • DOJ conference report provides wealth of abuse resources
  • CMS reports on progress in nursing home initiative
  • October domestic violence awareness month kit available
  • New Hampshire developing protocol for sexual assault victims
  • Elder abuse is sole focus of many newly-announced conferences
  • Community Coalitions Tips: Training health professionals
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 8 - July 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • U.S. Senate holds hearing on elder abuse
  • Undertreatment of pain classed as elder abuse by California jury
  • New Victims of Crime Act compensation regulations issued
  • NAAPSA issues ethical principles and best practice guidelines
  • Bush nominates Josefina Carbonell to head Administration on Aging
  • Connecticut nursing home strike connected to abuse allegations
  • Funding available for responding to elder fraud victims
  • New resources available on Administration on Aging website
  • Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) is renamed
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • In Memoriam: Rosalie S. Wolf, Ph.D.

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 7 - May/June 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse sponsors leadership institute
  • Disabled abuse victims training guide and resource kit available
  • Disability rates for elders decline sharply
  • University elder law journal looks at domestic violence laws
  • Book Review: Elder Rage, or Take My Father�cPlease! How to Survive Caring for Aging Parents
  • Conferences focus on minority elders, medical care for abuse
  • Community coalitions tips: Training professionals: Start with the basics
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 6 - April 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • Bush budget proposal cuts some, keeps level other abuse funding
  • New population figures released
  • Congressional assignments made
  • New services for batterers and substance abuse elders offered
  • Nursing home abuse continues to be in the news
  • Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect quantifies practice issues
  • Noteworthy conferences scheduled
  • Social and economic costs of abuse in later life
  • Book Review: Fourteen Friends�f Guide to Elder-Caring
  • Community coalitions tips
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 5 - March 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • The silenced voice speaks out: Georgia studies institutional abuse
  • Dep�ft. of Justice drafts report on medical forensics and elder abuse
  • APS and public relations: Why isn�ft someone doing something?
  • Pennsylvania uses web to train mandatory reporters
  • National Committee for Prevention of Elder Abuse website revamped
  • Wisconsin Lawyer journal devoted to elder abuse put on web
  • Sexual assault training video for judges released
  • Upcoming conferences of note
  • Community coalitions tips: Integrating elder abuse and domestic violence service providers
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 4 - February 2001

    Contents of this special theme issue on caregiving and elder abuse prevention:
  • Administration on Aging, NCEA spotlight caregiving issues
  • Caregiver handbook
  • Other AoA caregiver resources
  • Caregiving research review
  • National Family Caregiver Support Program funded
  • Book reviews
  • Coping with your difficult older parent: A guide for stressed-out children
  • Another country: Navigating the emotional terrain of our elders
  • Ending elder abuse: A family guide

    Community Coalitions Section
  • Spotlight: Sonoma County (CA) Elder Abuse Prevention Council
  • Tips: Committees to the rescue
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 3 - December 2000/January 2001

    Contents of this issue:
  • Federal funding for elder abuse programs announced
  • NCEA announces sentinel partnerships with national organizations
  • NAAPSA hires its first executive director
  • American Society on Aging journal focuses on elder abuse
  • Washington Post highlights hoarding, undetected elder deaths
  • Community coalitions tips: Gathering �eround the table
  • Elder abuse prevention, service to seniors nominations sought
  • Upcoming conferences of note
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 2 - November 2000

    Contents of this issue:
  • Older Americans Act reauthorization addresses abuse
  • Violence Against Women Act adds older women provisions
  • Protecting Seniors from Fraud Act signed into law
  • National Center on Elder Abuse website updated, moved
  • Clearinghouse on abuse and neglect updates holdings
  • Community coalitions spotlight: LIFESPAN Elder Abuse Consortium
  • Note concerning newsletter publication
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 3 No. 1 - September 2000

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder abuse community "sentinel" projects announced
  • NCEA announces major new efforts
  • Upcoming domestic violence in minority communities conferences
  • National Center on Elder Abuse update
  • American Society on Aging journal features elder abuse topics
  • Note concerning newsletter publication
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

    Special Research Review: Risk Assessment Instruments
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 7 - July 2000

    Contents of this issue:
  • Florida elder abuse cases confirm, limit legal options
  • Nursing home victims' projects begun by national organizations
  • Arizona develops community-wide elder abuse strategy
  • New website features elder abuse quiz
  • Free depression screening program made available
  • Carol Thornhill leaves the Administration on Aging
  • Illinois elder abuse video wins award
  • Upcoming conferences
  • Note concerning newsletter publication
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 6 - February 2000

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse starts website
  • Oklahoma produces two new elder abuse videos
  • AMA, Surgeon General mention elder abuse
  • In the news: nursing homes
  • Updated, collected statistics on crime and elders released
  • Spanish elder abuse questions and answers booklet available
  • Hoarders getting more attention
  • Upcoming conferences of note
  • Letter to the Editor
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 5 - December 1999/January 2000

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center launches effort to identify elder abuse coalitions
  • Financial crimes report and recommendations published
  • President launches kNOw fraud campaign
  • Physicians address elder abuse, domestic violence
  • In the news: sexual assault center, domestic violence resources
  • Grantmakers in aging reach out to other funders
  • Research review: Emotional distress and elder abuse
  • Newsletter correction
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 4 - November 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center releases elder abuse research agenda
  • Older Americans Act appropriations approved
  • Older Americans Month 2000 theme announced
  • Nursing home care improvement projects announced
  • Adult protective services training moves to the world wide web
  • Meals on wheels elder abuse training manual produced
  • GAO says HCFA's nursing home quality efforts are insufficient
  • Upcoming conferences
  • National Center on Elder Abuse update
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note for newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 3 - October 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • Hoarding behaviors discussed at national conference
  • Elders' mental health problems expected to increase
  • Hennepin County develops performance measurement system
  • Nursing facilities' longitudinal data released
  • California prosecutors focus on elder abuse
  • New resources reviewed
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Note for newsletter editors

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 2 - September 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse undertakes new projects
  • Reauthorization of the Older Americans Act progresses
  • Department of Justice meetings target nursing home abuse
  • Emergency services fund survey completed
  • More states report changes in their adult abuse laws
  • New resources reviewed
  • NCEA website featured on MEDLINEplus
  • Funding opportunities announced
  • Canadian elder abuse listserve launched
  • Upcoming conferences
  • News briefs
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Note for newsletter editors

Newsletter Vol. 2 No. 1 - August 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse addresses family violence
  • Legislation addressing older battered women pending
  • National aging and vulnerable adult clearinghouse opens
  • Violence against disabled women brief released
  • NCEA website wins award
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Note for newsletter editors

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 9 - July 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • Introducing: National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
  • New Florida law addresses nursing home abuse
  • Working with legislatures pays off in several states
  • Elder abuse articles by and for health professionals proliferate
  • Financial abuse training packages made available
  • Animal hoarder cases wanted for study
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 8 - June 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • State adult protective services website links gathered
  • New federal nursing home anti-abuse initiatives announced
  • Texas produces second model adult abuse prevention kit
  • Elder abuse is in the news
  • Journal of elder abuse & neglect examines institutional issues
  • Noteworthy conferences coming up
  • Book review: The spirit catches you and you fall down
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 7 - May 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • Victims' rights and services technical assistance manual out
  • Older Americans Act reauthorization moving again
  • Study measures physician resistance to mandatory reporting
  • Upcoming conferences of note
  • National Center on Elder Abuse update II
  • Trying to research elder abuse on the internet?
  • Victimization of the Elderly and Disabled starts year two
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note to newsletter editors
  • Elder abuse listserve available

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 6 - April 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder abuse law citations, search advice added to NCEA website
  • Nursing home abuse issues grab the spotlight
  • Adult protective services trainers listserve begun
  • Attorneys general association to hold elder abuse hearing
  • 20/20 show follows up
  • Report issued on DOJ focus group on crime victimization
  • Office of Justice Programs grant plans and announcements
  • Health care professionals training money earmarked
  • Is casino gambling elder abuse?
  • News briefs
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note to newsletter editors

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 5 - March 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder abuse is topic-of-the-month nationally
  • Bankers' training kit distributed
  • "It's your business" domestic violence campaign launches
  • Meals on wheels elder abuse project announced
  • Handbook, resource manual for victims of fraud released by DOJ
  • Substance abuse/mental health services grants available
  • New grants to improve minority elders' health status announced
  • Partnerships in law and aging awards announced
  • Law enforcement model protocol made available
  • Y2K tool kit produced by Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
  • Elder abuse conferences coming soon
  • Newsletter corrections
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse
  • Note to newsletter editors

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 4 - February 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse website revamped
  • Initiative announced by President to help caregivers of frail elders
  • President's budget proposal includes funding for elder abuse
  • Elder abuse conference and training opportunities proliferate
  • Violence against women act bills would benefit older women
  • Elder abuse and dementia training module release
  • Law enforcement/elder abuse contacts sought
  • Video on guardianship mediation released
  • National Center on Elder Abuse Update
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Note to newsletter editors
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 3 - January 1999

    Contents of this issue:
  • National Center on Elder Abuse publications list released
  • New Senate subcommittee on aging chair chosen
  • Elder abuse in minority communities proceedings out
  • Y2K problem, solutions loom larger
  • "Vulnerable adult" definitions discussed on abuse listserve
  • Fact sheets to help elders and adult caregivers created
  • Results of new national violence survey reported
  • May 1999 Older Americans Month theme set
  • Administration on Aging lists funding resources on website
  • Elder abuse litigants sought
  • Tobacco settlement figures and advice made available
  • American Society on Aging newsletter looks at elder abuse
  • Elder abuse listserve available
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 2 - December 1998

    Contents of this issue:
  • Elder abuse wins some, loses some in Congressional funding
  • Alliance for children and families forms Title XX coalition
  • State adult protective services "show and yell" in Texas
  • New state legislation signed
  • Mentally ill, homeless nursing home residents discussed in Illinois
  • Victims of mentally ill perpetrators studied by DOJ
  • Economic crimes conference held in San Francisco
  • Lawyers addressing elder abuse, #1
  • Lawyers addressing elder abuse, #2
  • New social security number available to abuse victims
  • Elder abuse prevention accomplishments report out
  • HHS Inspector General to study institutional abuse reporting
  • Minority elder abuse book is published
  • Reaching the National Center on Elder Abuse

Newsletter Vol. 1 No. 1 - October 1998

    Contents of this issue:
  • New National Center on Elder Abuse Announced
  • National Center Goes to Texas
  • Elder Abuse Incidence Study Released
  • AoA Revises Elder Abuse Fact Sheet
  • Abuse Victims Die Sooner, Researchers Say
  • Healthy People 2010 Objectives In Process
  • Elder Abuse Listserve Begun
  • Reaching the New NCEA

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