Photo Courtesy of Tanasha

NYC Elder Abuse Center Director, Dr. Mark Lachs and Deputy Director, Risa Breckman, LCSW attended the Symposium on Elder Abuse, which was held at the White House on June 14 in recognition of the 7th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  Dr. Lachs spoke about financial exploitation as part of a panel of leading elder abuse experts from around the country.  The event was webcast live on the White House website.

Here are a couple of pictures from the event!


Elder justice leaders entering the White House for historic WEAAD event – June 14, 2012


Risa Breckman, Mark Lachs, Liz Loewy – NYCEAC members at the White House for WEAAD June 14, 2012

For more information, visit the Administration on Aging website. For more information about World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and how to get involved, click here.

by Cara Kenien, LMSW, MPA, Social Media Manager, NYCEAC

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