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 →
Executive Director, Heights and Hills
Supporting Brooklyn’s Older Adults
Judy Willig has been the Executive Director of Heights and Hills, a community-based agency serving older adults in Brooklyn, NY since 1986. Recently, the organization has expanded to become one of the largest case management agencies for the elderly in NYC, has initiated a caregiver services program, became a recipient of a New York State Office for the Aging “Empowering Communities for Aging in Place” grant, and became one of the first CMS-funded care transitions programs in NYC.