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



Resources for Celebrating Older Adult Recognition Day

The material in this resource will provide you with information on how your local congregation can celebrate Older Adult Recognition Day.

Aging and the Spiritual Journey (CSA Journal, Vol. 1, 2019)

Older adults need to feel included as vital assets in their congregation as they age. Though the spiritual journey will change over a lifetime, a need to feel loved, accepted and useful within their house of worship remains.

Spotting the signs of elder abuse (infographic)

Abuse can happen to any older person. This new infographic from the National Institute on Aging at NIH describes the different types of abuse, how to recognize the signs, and where to get help.

Scam of the Month: Medicare Enrollment (October 2019)

It’s almost open enrollment for Medicare’s more than 60 million participants. As you consider the many options, don’t forget to keep an eye out for scams. Scammers use this time as an opportunity to take advantage of older adults.

Scam of the Month: SSA Impostor Calls (May 2019)

Last month, the Social Security Administration (SSA) issued a warning that scammers were spoofing calls from the SSA’s Fraud Hotline.

Creating Dementia Friendly Faith Communities

Fostering spiritual connection and meaningful engagement for those living with dementia and support for families, as we work together to stop Alzheimer’s.

Advance Care Directives: Preparations for the Unforeseeable Future

An advance directive is a legal document in which a person spells out their health care preferences for use in the event that they become unable to make decisions for themselves. Drafting one provides invaluable guidance and peace of mind for family members and medical professionals.


How to Replace Vital Documents that are Lost or Stolen

Replacing important documents that are lost, stolen or damaged is pretty easy if you know where to turn.