Connect with NCEA

The National Center on Elder Abuse offers many ways for people to connect with us and stay abreast of the latest resources and activities in the elder justice field.

Join the NCEA Listserv

The NCEA Listserv is exclusively for elder justice professionals. Students may apply and be accepted if they meet the listserv criteria. Subscribers can receive, send, and/or retrieve messages on it. The listserv provides a forum for professionals working in the area of elder mistreatment to share and solicit information to improve prevention and response efforts in relation to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Click here for subscription and eligibility information.

Subscribe to our NCEA e-Newsletter

The NCEA e-Newsletter is disseminated quarterly and includes information on new research, noteworthy news pieces, best practices, policy matters, educational resources and training opportunities. The e-Newsletter is open to anyone interested in elder abuse issues.

Subscribe to the NCEA E-Newsletter by sending us an email.

Follow Us on Social Media

The NCEA uses various social media websites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for educational and public outreach endeavors.

Today is WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY! Here's a message from the Director of National Center on Elder Abuse, Laura Mosqueda, MD.

If we come together, we can prevent elder abuse from happening. Together, let's make the world a better place that would benefit us all as we get older !

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We're only 1 WEEK away from #WEAAD !

This week's theme is "developing innovations, creating solutions," and we are pleased to highlight the very innovative Elder Abuse Training and Treatment Program at the Medical University of South Carolina, located in Charleston, South Carolina (MUSC College of Nursing, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).

Since January 2017, the Elder Abuse Training and Treatment Program has trained close to 500 healthcare professionals and graduate students pursuing degrees in healthcare on how to identify, report, and prevent #elderabuse.

In addition, the program recently has been awarded by the Office for Victims of Crime to provide psychological treatment to older people who have experienced elder abuse through telehealth based counseling. This novel approach provides treatment to community-residing older people who otherwise would not receive care, either because they live in a rural setting, because of stigma associated with abuse and mental health needs, or most likely, a combination of these factors.
People can communicate to trained counselors in the comfort of their own home, or at a shared space such as park, senior center, or library.

Both the trainings and treatment are free services that offered to the community.

For #WEAAD, the Program is offering a variety of trainings, prevention talks, and outreach activities scheduled all throughout the month of June.

#WEAAD #RuralHealth #Telehealth
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NCEA Team here today at the Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Leadership Forum at UC Davis with instructors Anna Marie Trester, PhD, manager of the research interpretation and application unit at the FrameWorks Institute and Bill Benson, National Policy Advisor at National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA) and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging Administration on Aging.

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#NCEAnow Twitter Chats

Every month, the NCEA, in collaboration with Ageless Alliance, hosts a live discussion on Twitter about an elder abuse/elder justice topic. These chats promote open discourse on topics related to elder abuse and elder justice and feature experts in the field as special guests. The chats take place every third Thursday of the month from 11:00am-12:00pm PST/2:00-3:00pm EST. If you are on Twitter and would like to participate, here’s how:

  • At the time of the chat, go to
  • Search the hashtag #NCEAnow
  • Log in with your Twitter account. This will take you to the chat page where you can view incoming tweets and send your own tweets to add to the discussion
  • Highlights from previous #NCEAnow Twitter chats on Storifystorify_logo

Join or Follow the Elder Justice League

EJL is an international interdisciplinary and collaborative group of social media advocates that are invested in the issue of elder abuse. Click here to learn more.


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Special Thanks to Judith D. Tamkin

We are sincerely appreciative to Judith D. Tamkin for her gift to help establish the USC Center on Elder Mistreatment’s website. Her deep and personal commitment to eradicating elder abuse is helping to reshape our understanding of elder abuse and ultimately save innumerable older adults from abuse and neglect.