Elder Abuse: Keeping Our Seniors Safe

Warning Signs, Reporting and Prevention


Abuse is becoming an all to familiar occurrence among the elderly. In hospitals, nursing homes and home care settings abuse can come from friends, family members, and even caregivers. Studies show that approximately 1 in 10 Americans aged 60 + have experienced some sort of elder abuse. Each year, as many as 5 million elders are abused and yet only 1 in 14 cases are ever reported to authorities.

In this webinar, Dave Spacek will lead a discussion on how senior care providers can recognize and report the signs of elder abuse along with effective strategies for preventing incidents in the future.

You will learn:

  • Common myths associated with elder abuse
  • 7 types of elder abuse and how to recognize them
  • 5 tips for preventing abuse in both home care and facility settings

About the Presenter:

Dave Spacek has over 20 years of experience in hiring, developing, and leading effective teams. His career path changed dramatically after his mother was diagnosed with dementia. Dave's journey led to IPCed as a Training and Family Learning Center Specialist. His passion for Senior Care coupled with his marketing expertise is making a difference for his clients. He prides himself for delivering a high level of professionalism, advocacy and integrity.