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 →
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th!
The NYC Elder Abuse Center – with the Brooklyn Boro President’s Office and the Brooklyn DA’s Office – is holding a training for Brooklyn-based providers on elder abuse on June 15th. This no-fee training is being held from 1:30-4:00 PM at Brooklyn Boro Hall, 209 Joralemon Street. Light refreshments will be served. Space is limited. To reserve your space, contact Nan Blackshear at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, click here.
The NYC Elder Abuse Network: On June 15th, from 10:30 to 11:30 am, NYCEAN will host a press conference in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) at the Carter Burden Center for the Aging, located at 351 East 74th Street, in Manhattan. For more information, click here.