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Elder Abuse Prevention Program Resources

Department of Children and Families Shares Adult Protective Services Training

The presentation addressed mandatory reporting requirements; how to identify abuse, neglect, and exploitation; and the protective investigation process.

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Disorders

The Department promotes programs to educate interested parties on strategies for communicating with individuals who have Alzheimer’s Disease or Related Dementias (ADRD). The webinar (below) provides information to better understand the disease and its signs and symptoms and speaks about the increased potential for abuse, neglect, and exploitation of those with ADRD. Tips are given about how to protect individuals with ADRD who may be taken advantage of.

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Disorders - Supplemental Materials