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.

This week is National Volunteer Week (#NVW) ! NVW is an opportunity to appreciate and celebrate volunteers and highlight the impact of their support. Thank you, volunteers of all ages for contributing your time, passion, skills and building strong supports for healthier and happier communities. Thank you, volunteer organizations for providing adequate training, support, and meaningful volunteer opportunities! ... See MoreSee Less

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next Thur, 4/20 11am PT/ 2pm ET !

What #WEAAD activities are you planning this year? How do you ensure these activities make lasting effects in your community? Join us and share your WEAAD tips & tricks!


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What to learn how to plan and host a successful #WEAAD event to increase #elderabuse awareness and empower communities?

Join us next Thurs, 4/20 11am PT for this month's #NCEAnow Chat to learn & share #WEAAD event planning tips!

Submit your local WEAAD event HERE: eldermistreatment.usc.edu/weaad-home/submit-a-weaad-event/
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Read more about National Crime Victims' Rights Week here : ovc.ncjrs.gov/ncvrw/

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NEW RESEARCH TO PRACTICE PUBLICATION : "Decision-Making Ability and Risk of Elder Mistreatment"

This Research to Practice discusses factors relevant to decision-making ability of older people including changes in the brain, cognition, and social functioning, and how impaired decision-making ability can lead to an increased risk of elder mistreatment. This Research to Practice also lists what to do if you notice changes in an older person’s decision-making ability and a variety of tools to reduce risk of abuse and exploitation while maintaining and promoting autonomy.

Read full publication here : bit.ly/2oOwHCk
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How can we build strong supports for elders?

Join the National Center on Elder Abuse & Ageless Alliance World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) "Finish this Sentence" Campaign to commemorate WEAAD, encourage others to stand against abuse, and share a united message !

< Here's how > :

1. Print out the template : ow.ly/YDbH30ax8in (available in English, Korean, Spanish, and Chinese)

2. Finish the sentence, "We can build strong supports for elders by..."

3. Take a photo of yourself holding the template.

4. Share the photo on Facebook or Twitter and include the hashtag #WEAAD and tag National Center on Elder Abuse, Ageless Alliance, and Administration for Community Living.

5. Invite others to participate in the campaign!
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When we build supports for older people to age in community, we prevent #elderabuse. ... See MoreSee Less

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We're at #Walk4Alz East Los Angeles this morning. Come by and say 👋🏼 ! ... See MoreSee Less

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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 www.tweetchat.com
  • 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.