An article in The Atlantic highlighted several tragic stories of elder abuse and neglect in California that resulted from family caregivers receiving support from the publicly funded In-Home Supportive Services program (IHSS). In this blog we explore four key limitations of these programs that can lead to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation and identify ways that the elder justice field can help to protect these beneficiaries. More →
The NYCEAC actively engages professionals and key decision makers in discussions about elder abuse and neglect to improve responses and policies to this complex problem. The NYCEAC initiated two special projects to achieve these goals: The Brooklyn Provider Network and The Leadership Education Project.