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 Vladimir and Araxia Buckhantz Foundation
Diana Buckhantz runs her family foundation, The Vladimir and Araxia Buckhantz Foundation. Prior to running the Foundation and for the past 25 years Diana was a social issue public relations consultant with track record in obtaining media attention for non-profit organizations, advocacy groups, and foundations. Diana has worked on issues as diverse as the environment, women’s civil rights, children’s educational programs, disability, and adolescent sexuality to name a few and has been successful in promoting her clients and their issues in local and national media.