The 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary Edith+Eddie tells the story of Edith Hill and Eddie Harrison, who marry in their mid-90s and become known online as "America’s oldest interracial couple". More than an inspiring love story, theirs also is a cautionary and heart-breaking tale about the state of elder justice and guardianship in the US as Hill's daughters battle over her care and the wishes of the couple to remain together. More →
|By Haya El Nasser, USA TODAY
This USA Today article focuses on the need for more elder abuse shelters, mentioning that NYCEAC’s partner – the Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in the Bronx in New York City – is a model for others in the country. Click here to view the article.
For more information about shelter options in NYC, go to: https://nyceac.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/NYCs-Temporary-Shelter-Options-for-Elder-Abuse-Victims.pdf