The 2017 Oscar-nominated documentary Edith+Eddie tells the story of Edith Hill and Eddie Harrison, who marry in their mid-90s and become known online as "America’s oldest interracial couple". More than an inspiring love story, theirs also is a cautionary and heart-breaking tale about the state of elder justice and guardianship in the US as Hill's daughters battle over her care and the wishes of the couple to remain together. More →
This month the NYC Elder Abuse Center started using a new subscription service to distribute our blog, the Elder Justice Dispatch, to you. If you are a subscriber to this blog and receive an email with each new post, please note that the emails will look different with the new service. The new post notification email shows the beginning of our blog post, and offers a link to click through to view the entire post on our website.
We also want to make sure that you did not miss our last three posts since switching services (you may have received them as one blog post announcement). Please check them out below!
The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention: Read the center’s announcement unveiling their new name and recommitment to elder abuse prevention.
Elder Abuse: A Challenge to the Mental Health System: Michael B. Friedman and Kerri Tavel discuss the mental health system’s shortcomings in responding to elder abuse.