Elder Abuse Prevention

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    Programs that attempt to reduce the incidence of financial, emotional, physical and sexual abuse or intimidation of elderly people and dependent adults by members of their families or other caregivers through a variety of educational interventions which are aimed at the likely victims of abuse, potential perpetrators, people who work with families and/or the community at large.

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    Adult Protection - Rio Blanco County Department of Social ServicesThis program is designed to intervene with or on the behalf of at-risk adults to correct or alleviate situations in which actual or imminent danger of abuse, neglect, or exploitation exits and to utilize support systems to provide continuing safety from the incidents of abuse, neglect, or exploitation.Rio Blanco CountyRio Blanco County Department of Social ServicesRio Blanco County Department of Social Services
    Area Agency on Aging - Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)The Area Agency on Aging (AAA) for the eight-county region plans and provides comprehensive services to address the needs of the region's population of older adults and people living with disabilities. Programs include: - Aging and Disability Resource Center - Long Term Care Ombudsman Program - Community-Based Care Transitions Program - Case Management - Elder Refugee Program - Elder Abuse Prevention - Veteran-Directed Home and Community-Based Services ProgramDenver CountyDenver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG)
    Information and Training - Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights and Abuse Prevention (CCERAP)Promotes statewide understanding of and education on elder and at-risk adult abuse, including the rights and protections available to these individuals. Programs include: - Free quarterly trainings for mandatory reporters - Videos of trainings - Powerpoints and videos used by trainers (website) - Quarterly newsletters and list of resources (website)Denver CountyColorado Coalition for Elder Rights and Abuse Prevention (CCERAP)Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights and Abuse Prevention (CCERAP)

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