National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA)

Preventing and Responding to Abuse of Elders in Indian Country

Authors: National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA), National Center on Elder Abuse

This document draws from the findings in Elder Abuse in Indian Country: A Review of the Literature: Research, Policy, and Practice and supplements it with new knowledge yielded from a variety of actitivities, including a survey of Older Americans Act Title VI Directors, interviews with experts and discussions with service providers and Indian elders. It represents a synthesis of collected wisdom, current practice and the perspectives of researchers, service providers and elders. For more information, visit