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 →
This article – Practitioners’ Views on Elder Mistreatment Research Priorities: Recommendations From a Research-to-Practice Consensus Conference – was published this month in the Journal of Elder Abuse and Neglect. It presents recommendations from NYC expert practitioners and researchers regarding future directions for research on elder abuse prevention. Click here for more information.