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July 16, 2007


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Newsletter Vol. 9 No. 7 - May 2007  |  Newsletter Archives

    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

2004 Survey of State Adult Protective Services: Abuse of Vulnerable Adults 18+
Released March 22, 2007

This report contains the results of a national survey on vulnerable adult abuse conducted by the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA). Information presented here represents Fiscal Year (FY) 2003 data from Adult Protective Services (APS) in all fifty states, the District of Columbia, and Guam. The report summarizes data concerning reports of abuse for individuals 18 years of age and older.

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State-Level Guardianship Data: An Exploratory Survey
August 15, 2006

Guardianship is a critical protection for at-risk, frequently elderly individuals. However, it is also a drastic intervention in which the guardian is given substantial and often complete authority over the lives of vulnerable wards, and press accounts have detailed significant instances of malfeasance and exploitation. Yet, basic data on guardianship is scant, offering courts, policymakers, and practitioners little guidance for improving the system. Learn more about the extent and kinds of guardianship information reported and maintained at the state level in this ABA Commission on Law and Aging report, commissioned by NCEA.

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2005 NCEA Survey Results
July 20, 2006

We are pleased to present the results of the recent NCEA Evaluation. Overall, the views were very positive. Thank you to all who took time to complete the survey. The evaluation's key findings include ...

For further information, please contact Stephanie Whittier, Project Officer, Administration on Aging at (202) 357-3519 or by e-mail

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