Justice Department Teams Up with AARP and the Oak Ridge Boys to Launch Public Service Announcement to Raise Awareness about Fraud Schemes Targeting Older Americans
Source: Nebraska Department of health and human services
The State Unit on Aging sponsors a training course on elder abuse awareness. Professionals learn to recognize possible abuse.
Pharmacy related Issues and Seniors
This presentation describes the challenges of taking multiple drugs, such as cost of the drugs, confusing drug interactions, and additive side effects. Tips on questions one can ask the pharmacist to improve pharmacotherapy and how seniors can more actively participate in their own pharmacotherapy decisions are covered here.
Elder Justice Midwest
The presentation outlines the history, structure and funding of adult protective services and the activities in the Midwest focused on addressing elder maltreatment. The presenter engages the audience to consider elder abuse and neglect prevention and focuses on new ways to think about risk.
Co-sponsored by Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, State Unit on Aging, AARP Nebraska, UNO Department of Gerontology, Creighton University School of Law, Nebraska Bankers Association, and Legal Aid of Nebraska
Topics: Mandatory Reporting, Overview/General, Prevention/Intervention, Screening/Assessment
Access: Download, Web-based
Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others
Audience: Caregivers, Community, Health Care, Multidisciplinary, Social Services
Level: Basic, Intermediate