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 →
An evaluation of the Brooklyn MDT was conducted by Drs. Jeanne Teresi and Mildred Ramirez – affiliated with the Hebrew Home at Riverdale – in collaboration with the NYCEAC’s Research Team and MDT members.
Members of the Center’s Research Team include: Risa Breckman, LCSW; Mark Lachs, MD, MPH; Mildred Ramirez, PhD; Robin Roberts, LMSW; and Jeanne Teresi, PhD;
For more information, please contact Dr. Mildred Ramirez at email@example.com.