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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 - link

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