Family gatherings are more commonplace in December, and older adults without families can experience more acute social isolation. Since isolation is both a risk factor for and a consequence of elder abuse, we decided to ask you - our social media followers and colleagues - to commit to speaking with an older adult in December. Our hope was that, by sharing this campaign, we could support older adults and contribute towards the prevention of elder abuse during the 2017 holiday season. More →
Under the Radar: New York State Elder Abuse Prevalence Study
Self-Reported Prevalence and Documented Case Surveys
This study was a Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Weill Cornell Medical Center, and New York City Department for the Aging partnership, supported in part by a grant from the William B. Hoyt Memorial Children and Family Trust Fund, a program administered by the New York State Office of Children & Family Services.
Please direct questions or comments to:
Denise M. Shukoff, Esq.
Lifespan of Greater Rochester, Inc.
1900 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618
Phone (585) 244-8400 ext. 186
Fax (585) 244-9114