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Social Workers Are Essential

March 19, 2021 by NCALL Staff

Social workers often are unsung heroes, yet they play an essential role in helping people across the lifespan, from all walks of life and backgrounds, to live their lives with dignity and agency.

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IWD 2021: #ChooseToChallenge

March 8, 2021 by NCALL Staff

We join others today, on International Women’s Day, in celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. NCALL affirms our commitment to challenging the assumptions, biases, systemic oppression, and injustice that prevent all women from accessing safety, wellbeing, and success. #IWD2021

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We Care A Lot: Understanding Guardianships

March 3, 2021 by NCALL Staff

Like many, we at NCALL recently watched Netflix’s “I Care A Lot,” a thriller whose antagonist uses the guardianship system to exploit older adults and enrich herself. While we will leave movie reviewing to the experts, we can offer some insight and resources into the world of guardianships, and how they can both protect and endanger older adults.

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NO MORE Week: March 7-13, 2021

February 28, 2021 by NCALL Staff

NO MORE Week is a time each year in early March when NO MORE and its allies highlight the importance of stopping and preventing violence through special events, activities, and promotions.

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#NSAM2021 Forum Chat

January 19, 2021 by NCALL Staff

Join us live on January 28 at 2 pm ET/1 pm CT/ Noon MT/11 am PT on the NCALL Older Victims of Crime Trainers and Educators Forum for an Ask Us Anything Forum Chat  with Stalking Prevention, Awareness, and Resource...

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New Resource for Faith Leaders and Faith Communities

December 1, 2020 by NCALL Staff

NCALL is pleased to share this new resource for faith leaders and faith communities. Developed in partnership with Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence and Elder Abuse and Futures Without Violence, it aims to help reach and support older adults during COVID-19.

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In Memoriam: Cleveland (CJ) Doxtater

November 30, 2020 by NCALL Staff

With heavy hearts, NCALL, along with our End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin family, mourns the loss of Cleveland (CJ) Doxtater. CJ served as the End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin Tribal & Elder Outreach Program Director.

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New Resource: Tech Safety + Older Adults toolkit

November 10, 2020 by NCALL Staff

In this increasingly digital age, NCALL is pleased to offer our newly revised toolkit, Tech Safety + Older Adults, aimed at helping older adults identify ways to safeguard themselves from those who misuse technology to control, harass, stalk, threaten, and/or defraud them.