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

Published: 2019

Summary:

The State Unit on Aging sponsors a training course on elder abuse awareness. Professionals learn to recognize possible abuse.

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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

Link: 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

Topics: Overview/General, Prevention, Reporting, Screening/Assessment

Access: Download, Web-based

Intended Use: Self-directed Learning, Teaching Others

Audience: Caregivers, Community, Health Care, Multidisciplinary, Social Services

Level: Basic, Intermediate

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