Links

The following links to relevant websites contain useful resource information for people interested in conflict resolution or mediation involving older people.

Please forward other useful links to be added to this list to: Ilia.Artsybachev@tafesa.edu.au

ELDER  MEDIATION SPECIFIC LINKS

Elder Care and Mediation – Video

Person centred care film to watch prior to the EMAN training:
http://www.dementiadaily.org.au/person-centred-care-film-wins-international-award/

INTERNATIONAL

AUSTRALIA

  • Later Life Mediation http://www.laterlifemediation.com/ Faculty of Health School of Medicine, The University of Tasmania.
  • Understanding Dementia – Free Online Course. Here’s an amazing opportunity to participate in a free online course offered by the University of Tasmania. The training can be used towards your elder mediation EMIN certification hours! Check it out at: http://www.utas.edu.au/wicking/wca/mooc

SCOTLAND

CANADA

SWITZERLAND

USA

OTHER SITES:  AGE-RELATED MATTERS, Resources for Seniors and their Families

Aged Care Tests and Assessment Scales: http://www.agedcaretests.com/

Aging in Place with a Little Help from Roommates, Neighbors and Teenagers

An online guide on ACLS Online Library: Staying Active in Your Golden Years: www.pacificmedicalacls.com/acls-online-library-staying-active-in-your-golden-years.html

Anxiety in Older Adults

Baby boomers, inheritance and contested wills  https://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/law-crime/2016/07/09/baby-boomers-inheritance-and-contested-wills/14679864003474

Buyer’s guide to medical alert systems https://www.moneysavingpro.com/medical-alert-systems

Family Lawyers Sydney: familylegalsydney.com.au

Guide for grandparents, Family Lawyers Sydney: http://familylegalsydney.com.au/grandparents-rights/

The Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer’s Disease 2015 Facts and Figures

Dementia: Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviour. This free online course will help you learn more about managing challenging behaviour in people with dementia. https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/dementia

Dear Life: On caring for the elderly by Karen Hitchcock
http://www.quarterlyessay.com/essay/2015/03/dear-life

Health and Wellness Guide for Seniors
http://dentalsolutionscreatingsmiles.com/health-and-wellness-guide-for-seniors

Homeshare Australia and New Zealand Alliance (HANZA) – an alternative to living alone at home:
http://www.homeshare.org.au/

Legal Aid NSW has published a 2015 diary containing important legal information of particular interest to older people.
http://www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au/publications/order-a-publication

Mentally ill urged to plan for old age
http://www.abc.net.au/worldtoday/content/2015/s4250796.htm 

Most current and accurate information and news on causes and preventitive treatments for Leiomyosarcoma:
www.leiomyosarcoma.org

New tool to help detect financial abuse of Australians | Dementia Daily:
www.dementiadaily.org.au/new-tool-to-help-detect-financial-abuse-of-australians

Non-Lawyers Guide to Legal Terms
http://pinningtonlaw.co.uk/glossary/

When will a provider’s duty of care override a consumer’s right to choose?

Staying Active in your Golden Years
http://www.pacificmedicalacls.com/acls-online-library-staying-active-in-your-golden-years.html

The slow politics of dignity for the aged and dying in Australia:
http://theconversation.com/the-slow-politics-of-dignity-for-the-aged-and-dying-in-australia-43169

This is a very useful collection of resources. See particularly ‘Elder Abuse Suspicion Index”
http://kemh.health.wa.gov.au/health_professionals/WHCSP/fdv.php

Self-defense guide that is specific to senior citizens: http://ammo.com/articles/arming-elderly-self-defense-guide-senior-citizens.

Care-giving Support & Help
http://www.helpguide.org/elder/caring_for_caregivers.htm

http://www.boomers-with-elderly-parents.com/elderly-parents-communication.html

http://www.boomers-with-elderly-parents.com/Stress-elderly-parents.html

http://www.carersaustralia.com.au/publications/

http://www.strokecenter.org/patients/caregiver-and-patient-resources/caregiver-introduction/

http://www.ninds.nih.gov/

http://alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=101

Eldercare Locator  http://www.eldercare.gov/Eldercare.NET/Public/Index.aspx

Medicare Cost Overview
http://www.medicare.gov/your-medicare-costs/index.html

Medicare Fraud: Avoiding Abuse and Medicare Billing Fraud
http://www.planprescriber.com/medicare-insurance-news/medicare-fraud/

A Medicare Overview for Caregivers
http://www.medicareconsumerguide.com/resources-for-medicare-caregivers

National Center on Elder Abuse
http://www.ncea.aoa.gov/

Substance abuse resources
http://www.therecoveryvillage.com/drug-treatment-guide/

Social Isolation and Loneliness Checklist: Recognizing the Signs in Friends, Family and Yourself

Preventing Home Improvement Fraud for Seniors
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Preventing-Home-Improvement-Fraud.17322.html#seniors

Mesothelioma Group
www.mesotheliomagroup.com

Nutrition Resource Bank for Seniors
http://www.nutrition.gov/life-stages/seniors

Seniors and Safe Driving
https://www.kanetix.ca/safest-drivers-in-canada

Swimming to Benefit Those with Parkinson’s and Depression
http://blog.intheswim.com/health-aging-parkinsons-disease-swimming/

Caregiving Support & Help
http://www.helpguide.org/elder/caring_for_caregivers.htm

A Senior Citizen’s Guide to Aging at Home Safely and with Dignity
http://www.mortgagecalculator.org/helpful-advice/aging-with-dignity.php

Health Issues in an Aging Population
http://www.cdc.gov/chronicdisease/resources/publications/AAG/aging.htm

Guide to Addiction Prevention for Seniors
http://www.newbeginningsdrugrehab.org/guide-to-addiction-prevention-for-seniors/

The Guide to Overcoming Holiday Depression for the Elderly and their Caretakers
https://www.aclsonline.us/articles/the-guide-to-overcoming-holiday-depression-for-the-elderly-and-their-caretakers/

Geriatric Mental Health Foundation
http://www.gmhfonline.org/gmhf/

Find Local Mental Health Service Providers
http://www.zocdoc.com/therapist-counselors

Public Outreach Department for the Mesothelioma Center
Asbestos.com

Book Living Life Loving Life YouTube link:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etoduGPrku0

Future leaders website with information about the book Living Life, Loving Life:
http://www.futureleaders.com.au/book_chapters/index.php

Older People Clinical Network & Dignity in Care Champion Repatriation General Hospital

Within My Walls, a community education short film resource on elder abuse.

http://eccv.org.au/projects/elder-abuse-prevention-in-ethnic-communities/

Guide to a Happy Retirement
https://www.bloomu.edu/documents/hr/VRIP%20-%20Guide%20to%20a%20Happy%20Retirement.pdf

Talking To Your Kids About Your/Parent’s Terminal Illness
https://www.acls.net/2015/04/07/talking-to-your-kids-about-yourparents-terminal-illness/

Caregiver Guide to Senior Health Issues
http://www.care.com/senior-care-caregiver-guide-senior-health-issues-p1142.html

Eating Well as You Age
http://www.helpguide.org/articles/healthy-eating/eating-well-as-you-age.htm

Most Common Health Concerns for Seniors
http://www.everydayhealth.com/news/most-common-health-concerns-seniors/

Get the Facts on Alzheimer’s
https://www.hometeamcare.com/blog/alzheimers/get-the-facts-on-alzheimers/

What To Ask Your Doctor
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/talkingwithyourdoctor/askingquestions/01.html

Medical Malpractice Center, a  group dedicated to providing vital information, tips, and resources to individuals and family members affected by medical negligence.
www.malpracticecenter.com

5 Winter Hazards & How Seniors Can Avoid Them

Wheelchair and Handicap Ramp Cost Guide

Symptoms Seniors Can’t Afford to Ignore

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide

10 Great Volunteer Jobs for Retirees

What You Need to Know About Volunteering During Retirement

4 Tips for Connecting with Your Young Adult Children Over the Holidays

Parental Instinct: Identifying and Stopping Opioid Abuse in Adult Children

How to Bond with Estranged Adult Children