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Research & Training


National Elder Mistreatment Study, Final Report

Under the Radar: New York State Elder Abuse Prevalence Study

Financial Exploitation of Older Adults: A Population-Based Prevalence Study

Research paper by Dr. Janey Peterson, published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine

read Financial Exploitation of Older Adults article

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics

Older Americans 2012: Key Indicators of Well-Being

New York State Elder Abuse Prevention and Intervention Services Survey: Report of Findings - released June 29, 2016

read the final report


Training Guides/Materials:

Helpful New York Power of Attorney Reference Documents   New

NYS POA Selected Highlights Information Sheet   

NYS POA Reform Legislation Summary of the Changes   

Lifespan's New York State Elder Abuse Prevention Training Manual

Shining Light on the Hidden Problem of Elder Abuse

Identity Theft Kit

Useful Guide for Victims of ID Theft

ID Theft Guide

Powerful Video - Shining Light on the Hidden Problem of Elder Abuse

A Victim's Story in Her Own Words

click on the video to hear her story

In Their Own Words: Domestic Abuse in Later Life


Three different desk guides:

A Guide to PSA (Protective Services for Adults)


Financial Exploitation: How to Recognize and Respond to It


Broken Trust: Financial Exploitation & Power of Attorney Abuse



Archived Webinars:


APS Research to Practice (R2P) Webinar Series covering a variety of interesting topics - over 22 webinars from 2010 thru 2016

webinar & webcast recordings and slides on NAPSRC website


on NCCD's website

R2P one-page briefs - new ones added

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Webinar

Fighting Elder Financial Exploitation through Community Networks

Wed, Oct 26, 2016; 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm ET

register for webinar


APS - Breakthroughs, Funding and NAMRS Reporting

Presenter: Kathleen Quinn

Thurs, Feb 25, 2016; 1:00 - 2:00 pm ET

details & registration   


National Center for Victims of Crime Webinar

Using Asset Forfeiture to Recover Money for Victims of Crime

Thurs, Feb 25, 2016; 2:00 pm ET

details & to register    


Free National Consumer Law Center Webinar

Legal Remedies to Financial Exploitation of Property: Let's Get Grandpa's House Back!

Speakers: Denis Culley, David Godfrey, Lori Stiegel

Thurs, Jan 21, 2016; 2:00 pm EST

more information & registration


Archived Events:


Nashville Public Television         

Aging Matters: Abuse & Exploitation

watch documentary

  • Special note: NYS Elder Abuse Prevalence Study is referenced in the materials, as well as two related follow-up studies.
  • Click on the Documentaries tab to watch previous programs.


WEAAD 2nd Global Summit

Thurs, June 16, 2016

Convened by: NAPSA, NCVC, and INPEA

Washington, DC

Questions? - Contact

for more information

tentative event schedule


Elder Justice Coordinating Council Meeting (EJCC)

Wed, Apr 27, 2016

9 am - 12 pm ET

for meeting materials, agenda & related documents

additional EJCC information



The New York State Coalition on Elder Abuse is administered by Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Inc.
1900 S. Clinton Avenue, Rochester, New York, 14618 
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