Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease, can be difficult for older adults, their caregivers and family members to manage. While there are many difficult behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, aggressive behaviors are among the most challenging. As Bryan Hansen, PhD(c), MSN, RN, FNE-A Hansen points out in his recent NYC Elder Abuse Center guest blog, aggressive behaviors are common for older adults who have dementia and often meet the definition of abuse. In addition, caregivers coping with challenging behaviors are at an increased risk to respond in an abusive manner, which can create situations where both individuals may perpetuate and/or experience elder abuse. More →
Ways to Give
The NYC Elder Abuse Center depends on different sources of revenue to retain its status as a go-to place for professionals for information about elder abuse, consultation on complex cases and technical assistance on program development – and for bringing together professionals from across disciplines, organizations and systems to develop innovative solutions to the problem of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. A major source of support is philanthropy from those who have come to know our work. We are truly grateful to our supporters.
The NYC Elder Abuse Center is a project of NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell and as such is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Gift Planning professionals at the Medical Center work with our benefactors and their tax counsel to maximize the advantages available to our supporters. By employing Gift Planning strategies in your financial and estate plans, you can ensure significant support for the NYC Elder Abuse Center’s programs and educational initiatives while at the same time securing benefits for yourself and your family.
If you are interested in making a confidential inquiry about donations, bequests or other planned giving, please contact:
Our mailing address:
NYC Elder Abuse Center
C/o NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street, Box 39
New York, NY 10065
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