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.

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  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:
  Affiliated Web Pages:
  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
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Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program (HWPP)
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