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ELDERLY AND CRIME
Avoiding Scams – Smart ways to protect yourself
A downloadable booklet published by Age UK 2010
LINK: Age UK
An organisation which aims to improve later life for everyone through information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research
LINK: Age UK's Handyvan service
The Handyvan service operated in many parts of the UK and can help you to imporve your security. Visit the site to see if they can help and what it will cost.
LINK: Action on Elder Abuse
Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) is a specialist charity organisation that operates across the United Kingdom. It also provides some support within Ireland. They focus exclusively on the issue of elder abuse. AEA was established in 1993 by practitioners from health and social care, academics and representatives of the voluntary sector. They address abuse within people's own homes (whether by family, friends or paid staff), within sheltered housing, and within care homes and hospitals.
A website operated by the National Council for Aging Care that offers guidance for senior citizens and their families living in the United States. This page offers specific guidance in respect to the individual rights of a senior and help to recognise the highly undereported crimes of elder abuse.
LINK: Alzheimer’s Society
A national based charity providing advice and support for people affected by dementia
This very useful private UK website has been written for homeowners and tenants to help them avoid paying too much for jobs in the home. This link provides advice specifically for those supporting or suffering from dementia.
ISO 14001: 2004 Environmental management system
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT (crime)
A UK charity that works alongside communities, public bodies, private companies and voluntary sector organisations to improve local environments
Link: Groundwork USA
Link: Groundwork Japan