Under the Radar: New York State Elder Abuse Prevalence Study

A symposium on the findings of the New York State Elder Abuse Study

Self-Reported Prevalence and Documented Case Studies

When: Thursday, March 24, 2011

8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: Fordham University, Graduate School of Social Service, Institute for Women and Girls

113 West 60th Street, 12th Floor Faculty Lounge, New York, NY 10023

RSVP: Priscilla Dyer at dyer@fordham.edu; For questions please call 212-636-6623.

This symposium is free; RSVP required. Continental breakfast will be provided.



Dean Peter Vaughan, Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service 

Commissioner Lilliam Barrios Paoli (Invited)New York City Department for the Aging


Dr. Jacquelin Berman, Director of Research: New York City Department for the Aging

Art Mason, Director: Elder Abuse Prevention Program, Lifespan of Greater Rochester

The New York State Elder Abuse Prevalence Study is one of the most ambitious and comprehensive studies to quantify the extent of elder abuse in a discrete jurisdiction ever attempted, and certainly the largest in any single American state. With funding from the New York State William B. Hoyt Memorial Children and Family Trust Fund, a program administered under NYS Office of Children and Family Services, three community, governmental, and academic partners (Lifespan of Greater Rochester, The New York City Department for the Aging and the Weill Cornell Medical College) formed a collaborative partnership to conduct the study. Fordham University is a partner with Lifespan on the study.

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