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C3A Consortium Against Adult Abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Events in Cuyahoga, Lake, and Lorain

Once a year, on June 15, communities, cities, and municipalities plan activities that will not only promote elder abuse awareness, but also present strategies and solutions for abuse prevention. Here’s what’s happening in Cuyahoga, Lake, and Lorain Counties. These WEAAD events are free and open to the public. Wednesday, June 15, 2016, Second Annual World […]

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Transforming APS Research into Everyday Practice

The National Adult Protective Services Resource Center and its partners* have developed a series of webinars and publications (R2P) that translate cutting edge research into everyday practice (R2P). R2P’s are designed to help APS workers and administrators with all facets of case management. Topmost in the Research to Practice (R2P) list of publications, is a […]

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C3A Consortium’s Take on Proposed Amendments to APS Law

BACKGROUND House Bill 64, the Ohio Biennial Budget for FY 16-17, appropriated $2,640,000 for Adult Protective Services, and proposed several amendments to APS law. Before the proposed changes – stated as “rules,” by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services – can be incorporated into the Ohio Administrative Code, there must be a public […]

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Financial Scams That Target Seniors and Deplete Savings

Wonder why older adults are prime targets for con artists and scammers? According to the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, persons over the age of 50 control more than 70% of the nation’s wealth. Due to a lifetime of hard work, frugality, and smart investing, older adults control a substantial portion the […]

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New State Adult Protective Services Guidelines

The Administration for Community Living (ACL), a division of the US Department of Health and Human Services, has just released a draft of Voluntary Guidelines for State APS Systems. The Voluntary Guidelines were developed by experts in the field of adult abuse, so that all older Americans – regardless of the state or jurisdiction in […]

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