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 Mount Sinai Hospital Elder Abuse Program is funded by the Office of Victims Services and is available to patients aged 60 and over. Counseling, information and referral and advocacy services are provided. Patients can be seen either as inpatients or outpatients and home visits are made as well.
Mount Sinai Elder Abuse Program
1 Gustave Levy Place, Box 1070
New York, NY 10029