Topic: Elder Abuse at the Intersection of Aging and Disabilities
Hosted By: National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL)
Date/Time: Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ChST
Description: Presented by: Leslie Myers, Senior Program Associate, VERA Center for Victimization and Safety and the National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) This webinar is created for multidisciplinary professionals that serve older adults. The goal is for attendees to increase their awareness of the issues related to the abuse of older adults with disabilities and obtain an indepth understanding of the risk factors for abuse, tactics utilized by abusers, barriers faced by older adults with a disability, and protective factors that reduce risk of abuse. Facilitators of the webinar will dispel myths about older adults living with disabilities and focus on common risk factors like guardianships and Power of Attorney relationships. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions related to the topic.
Location: via Zoom