Online Resources

Elder Abuse Awareness Training

Do you work with or serve older adults in your job? Or perhaps you connect with older adults in your community or your own family? Do you know how often they are abused, neglected, and financially exploited every year in Pennsylvania?

What if you could help recognize, prevent, and even save an older adult from these devastating situations?

This Pennsylvania Department of Aging Elder Abuse Awareness web-based training course can provide you with the knowledge and resources to take action.

Visit PDA's financial exploitation resource webpage
Report Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Awareness Training:

  • To get started, click the play button in the video/module below.
  • This training module takes approximately 17 minutes to complete.
  • Click the menu icon located in the upper left corner of the viewing screen to access the menu/slide titles, narration, and resource links.
  • This free online training does not offer training credits/certificate.

Pennsylvania Home Care Association – My Learning Center

The Pennsylvania Homecare Association has a free video series available on a variety of topics. These online trainings are available for Pennsylvania's Direct Care workers or anyone seeking information for relevant topics within the long-term care field. An index of courses can be found at PHA My Learning Center - Course Index.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – Training

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services offers various training resources via the Get Training section of their website, including training for:

  • Medicare Learning Network® (MLN)
  • CMS National Training Program  
  • Marketplace
  • Fraud & abuse
  • Innovation
  • Insurance oversight
  • Medicaid & state issues
  • Medicare
  • Transparency
  • Opioids

ADvancing States IQ Learning Center (formerly NASUA)

ADvancing States was founded in 1964 under the name National Association of State Units on Aging (NASUA).  In 2019, the association changed its name to ADvancing States.  Today, ADvancing States represents the nation’s 56 state and territorial agencies on aging and disabilities and long-term services and supports directors.

ADvancing States iQ Online Learning Center was designed to help strengthen participants' knowledge of the aging and disability networks, and their online courses provide overviews and analyses of systems and services that impact older adults, people with disabilities, and their caregivers.