PROJECT RESOURCE: Raising Awareness & Preventing Elder Abuse

PROJECT RESOURCE: Raising Awareness & Preventing Elder Abuse is the latest initiative from the Ashland County Older Adult Behavioral Health Coalition (OABHC).    With funding from the Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation, books and other resources are now available at the Ashland Public Library, Loudonville Public Library, The Ashland Salvation Army Kroc Center, and Ashland County Council on Aging.

The books and resources are available to provide education and support efforts to work with the elderly and caregivers in areas of: Resiliency, Empowerment, Support, Organization, Understanding, Respect, Coping, and Education.

 -PROJECT RESOURCE Bibliography - Complete Listing of all resources, a description as well as location.

-PROJECT RESOURCE Brochure

-How to be a resilient caregiver: Ideas, information and resources for healthy caregivers:  http://caregiverconsortium.org/manual.html 

 -E-card Resource:  http://www.apa.org/pi/e-card/elder-abuse.aspx

-Ashland Public Library Website Link:  www.ashland.lib.oh.us

-Loudonville Public Library Website Link:  www.loudonvillelibrary.org

*NEW*  US Department of Health & Human Services:  Administration for Community Living has a webpage promoting Wold Elder Abuse Awareness Day with great resources.  Take a look!

A fact sheet on caregiver stress and elder abuse: http://www.ncea.aoa.gov/Resources/Publication/docs/fact_sheet.pdf

Red flags of abuse http://www.aginginplace.org/guide-to-recognizing-elder-abuse/

 The road to resilience, APA,  please note the two-page flyer on 10 ways to build resilience: http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/road-resilience.aspx

 Caregiver stress fact sheet:  http://womenshealth.gov/publications/our-publications/fact-sheet/caregiver-stress.html

 

 

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