Community-Academic Partners For Elder Abuse Education and Prevention

Project Overview (PDF)

1st Funding Cycle Planning Award

     Project Start Date:    March 1, 2005
     Project End Date:      February 28, 2006
     Award Amount:         $24,991

Project Goal Statement: This project aims to study needs, map assets, and develop a strategic plan for reducing risk and incidence of physical, emotional, and material abuse of older adults in Milwaukee County.

Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: Milwaukee County Department on Aging
Additional Community Partner Organization Name: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee - Center on Age and Community

Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: Tovah Bates PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Additional Academic Partners:

  • Annette Cernohous, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Shari Crome, Department of Family and Community Medicine
  • Kevin Hamburger, PhD, Department of Family and Community Medicine
Project Progress Summary Reports:

Project Progress Report Summary March 2005 - February 2006 (PDF)
Project Final Report Summary (PDF)

Affiliated Web Pages:

Milwaukee County Department on Aging

Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Outreach Materials/Events
    • Developed and distributed an asset map and a needs assessment of injury and violence prevention programs and supports in Milwaukee County for elder abuse intervention and prevention
Contact Us

Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
P: 414.955.4350 | E:

Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(414) 955-8296
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