Addressing Financial Exploitation in Older Adults Through Community Partnerships
Source: National Center for Equitable Care for Elders
Summary: As the population of community-dwelling older adults continues to grow, they face increased risk of becoming targets of traditional and increasingly sophisticated forms of financial exploitation perpetrated by strangers and known contacts alike.
This National Center for Equitable Care for Elders (NCECE) webinar will feature the work of the Administration for Community Living’s (ACL) Office of Elder Justice and Adult Protective Services to highlight the importance of coordinating supportive services that can assist in protecting older adults from financial fraud and abuse.
After participating in this webinar, participants will be able to:
- Examine health, financial, and technological risk factors in older adults that contribute to susceptibility to fraud or exploitation
- Explain the benefits and limitations of social needs assessments to identify forms of elder abuse
- Adopt shared strategies for collaboration with aging services providers and local organizations to support at-risk older adult patients
Intended Audience: Health center providers and staff who care for older adults
Topics: Caregiving, Financial Abuse, Overview/General, Prevention/Intervention
Intended Use: Self-directed Learning
Audience: Caregivers, Health Care, Social Services
Level: Basic, Intermediate