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 →
The NYCEAC actively engages professionals and key decision makers in discussions about elder abuse and neglect to improve responses and policies to this complex problem. The NYCEAC initiated two special projects to achieve these goals: The Brooklyn Provider Network and The Leadership Education Project.