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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: Contractor Scam (April 2019)

As many of us live longer, it can become more difficult both physically and financially to maintain a home. Contractors know this and those who are scammers choose to take advantage of older homeowners. How do you tell if a contractor is a scammer? Here are five “red flag” warnings that you’re being scammed …

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.

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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.

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.