Resources

Caregiving

California Task Force on Family Caregiving – The central website for the task force, which is administered by the Secure Old Age lab – link

USC Family Caregiver Support Center (FCSC) – The FCSC houses the Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center (LACRC) and provides information, resources, and services to caregivers across Los Angeles County and beyond – link

Healthcare Systems and Services

Episodes Macro for MDS Data (SAS program file) – The macro used to construct the episodes of care for Thomas et al. (2010) and Gassoumis et al. (2013) – SAS program file

California’s Coordinated Care Initiative: Uniform Assessment Tool – A website with materials and resources related to the development of a uniform assessment instrument for California’s home and community-based services – IHSS Universal Assessment Tool

Elder Abuse (General)

USC Center on Elder Mistreatment – The joint USC Center between the USC Leonard Davis School, the Department of Family Medicine of the USC Keck School of Medicine, and other USC units – link

Fraud and Financial Abuse: Risk Factors, Victims, and Tactics – A presentation given April 20, 2015 by Kate Wilber and Marti DeLiema at the USC Davis School’s What’s Hot in Aging event – PDF file

Final Report – NIA Grant R21 AG030661 – The final report submitted to the National Institute on Aging for the 2007-2010 grant, Toward a Better Understanding of Elder Mistreatment in Community Settings – PDF file

Elder Abuse Forensic Centers (EAFCs)

EAFC Databases (developed ad hoc for EAFCs)
•  Empty Access database (password: fc0001) – MS Access file
•  Sample Access database, with fictional cases (password: fc0001) – MS Access file
•  Blank EAFC Referral Form, which imports its data into the database – Word file
•  Sample EAFC Referral Form, with fictional data – Word file

EAFC Toolkits
•  Development & Evaluation Toolkit – PDF file
•  Cost Effectiveness Evaluation Toolkit – Tool 1, CEA Generation (Excel file) | Tool 2, Time Spent Survey (PDF file) | Tool 3, Bootstrap Macro (SAS program file)
•  List of literature related to elder abuse forensic centers – PDF file

Final Report – NIJ Grant 2011-IJ-CX-0015 – The final report submitted to the National Institute of Justice for the 2011-2015 grant, Evaluating the Cost Effectiveness of the Elder Abuse Forensic Center Model – PDF file

Final Report – NIJ Grant 2009-IJ-CX-0017 – The final report submitted to the National Institute of Justice for the 2009-2014 grant, Evaluating the Elder Abuse Forensic Center Model – PDF file

Final Report – Archstone Foundation Grant 11-02-24 – The final report submitted to the Archstone Foundation for the 2011-2013 grant, Cross-Site Evaluation of Four Elder Abuse Forensic Centers – PDF file

Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center – link

Fact Sheet: Los Angeles County Elder Abuse Forensic Center – PDF file

Economic Security

Latinos & Economic Security Project – link

Age-Friendly Communities

Age-Friendly Communities: Exploring Innovations from Europe – this presentation highlights how homes and communities are being transformed to better support healthy aging PDF | Powerpoint

Aging in Place in Los Angeles: Recognizing Challenges to Social Connectedness this report reviews the range of technology use patterns that influences older adults PDF