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Elder Abuse in Ethnic Diverse Communities

AEAAC is pleased to share with you our upcoming educational series Elder Abuse in Ethnic Diverse Communities - The Power of Collaboration.

Workshop Overview:
AEAAC is pleased to present an educational workshop focusing on understanding the unique challenges faced by older adults experiencing abuse in ethnically diverse communities. Through a collaborative lens, this workshop will explore strategies for service providers, law enforcement, faith-based organizations and community members to address elder abuse collectively and engage directly with victims and their families with increased cultural competency, fostering a more supportive environment. Each workshop will provide time for Q&A period following the presentation.

Workshop Dates:
This FREE workshop will be hosted virtually from 12 PM – 1 PM MST on the following days:

  • Monday, May 15
  • Tuesday, May 16
  • Wednesday, May 17

*This is a FREE workshop which will be delivered virtually on

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Workshop Outcomes:
1. Increase Awareness: Raise awareness about the prevalence of abuse among ethnic older adults and the unique challenges they face in seeking help and support.
2. Enhance Understanding: Foster a deeper understanding of the cultural factors that may impact how abuse is perceived, reported and addressed within ethnically diverse communities.
3. Empower Professionals: Equip including police officers, victim services, bank representatives, lawyers, social workers, faith-based organizations and community partners, with the skills and resources needed to recognize, respond to and prevent elder abuse within ethnic communities.
4. Promote Collaboration: Encourage collaboration and coordination among community partners to develop culturally sensitive strategies and interventions for addressing elder abuse effectively.
5. Strengthen Support Networks: Identify opportunities to establish and/or strengthen support networks within ethnic communities to provide assistance and resources to victims of abuse.

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Our belief is that no one organization has a broad enough scope to address the complex issue of elder abuse in its entirety. A truly effective community response involves many stakeholders working in collaboration.

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