Leader Resources

Nashville Public Television: Aging Matters | Abuse & Exploitation

NPT videoIt is estimated that one in ten adults over the age of 60 is a victim. But the truth is we don’t know for certain how many older adults are suffering from abuse. In the eighth edition of Aging Matters, Nashville Public Television explores the issues behind elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. Learn More

 

 

Legal Needs Assessment of TN Citizens 60+

The Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability (TCAD) is conducting a Legal Needs Assessment of Tennessee citizens age 60 and over.

scam alert

Scam of the Month (May 2017) Card Skimming Theft and How to Protect Yourself

Debit/credit card skimming is on the rise because it is easy for scammers. It is difficult to detect because the criminals place a skimming device over existing card reader slots.

Retire-To Volunteering

Retire-To Volunteering Podcast

Host Ed Zinkiewicz uncovers engaging—sometimes surprising, but never dull— volunteer opportunities available to retirees. Interviewing volunteers and volunteer coordinators each week, Ed highlights the meaningful contributions volunteers make and also the rewards volunteers receive.

Cathy Maxwell

Understanding Frailty – a Church Presentation

My name is Cathy Maxwell and my work at Vanderbilt School of Nursing centers around helping older adults to understand the concept of frailty and the influence of frailty on falls, injury and outcomes.

Jury Duty

Scam of the Month (Feb. 2017) Jury Duty Scam

Recently, in Metro Nashville and Davidson County, there has been an increase in the Jury Duty Scam. The FBI first issued a warning about this swindle in 2006.

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Seminar

Dr. Richard H. Gentzler, Jr. shares a seminar titled Elder Abuse: The Church Responds to Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of Older Adults.