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Thank you to everyone around the world helping make WEAAD 2017 a success. Please read our WEAAD Review Newsletter to catch up on what happened this year. Find all the posts from our social medial campaign “Finish this Sentence…” on Storify. Check out our a recap of all the WEAAD related social media on Storify.

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NYC Elder Abuse Center 's #CounteringIsolation campaign has officially launched!

Social isolation affects millions of older people each year, and it can be a risk factor as well as result of #elderabuse. We can reduce social isolation by reaching out, creating connections, and supporting programs and policies that encourage all of us to stay connected to our communities.

Get involved!
1. Commit to connecting with an older adult in December.
2. Sharing your commitment by sharing this post to Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Instagram, and other channels. Use the hashtag #CounteringIsolation

Find out more at nyceac.org/counteringisolation
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Announcing our December #CounteringIsolation social media initiative! We can decrease older adult isolation during the holiday season with a simple conversation. Connect with an older adult in your co...

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Tune in today at 11 AM PST/ 2 PM EST for an online briefing on #Millennials and #Dementia #Caregiving in the United States.

This issue brief explores millennial caregiving in the United States with the goal of enhancing our understanding of the experiences and challenges of young adults providing care for a family member or friend living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias. This issue brief is also critical for framing policy and programming solutions to support this growing segment of the caregiver community.

www.usagainstalzheimers.org/sites/default/files/Dementia%20Caregiver%20Report_Final.pdf
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Reminder: Join us tomorrow (Monday, 12/4) for a LIVE briefing at 11 AM PT/2 PM ET as we discuss new findings about millennial dementia caregivers in the United States with UsAgainstAlzheimer’s. Plea...

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It is appropriate that the month chosen for National Family #Caregivers Month is also the one in which we celebrate #Thanksgiving. Whether you are on the giving or receiving end of caregiving, it's time to make a list of our many blessings and express heartfelt thanks!

**National Family Caregivers Month/ Thanksgiving Tip** - If a care recipient is no longer able to express the appreciation their caregiver deserves, other family members or friends should step up and assume this charge. “I know if Uncle Joe could still speak, he would tell everyone that you take such good care of him.”
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If a veteran has experienced a veterans benefits scam, what recourse do they have?

JOIN US TODAY at 11am PST for this month's #NCEAnow Twitter Chat with Institute on Aging's Elder Abuse Prevention Program.

Twitter Chat Instructions:
1. At the time of the chat, go to www.tweetchat.com
2. Search the hashtag #NCEAnow
3. 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

Hope you can join us!
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IMPORTANT Update from the Federal Trade Commission:

Consumers who sent money to scammers via Western Union's money transfer system between January 1, 2004 and January 19,2017 can now FILE A CLAIM to get their money back by going to FTC.GOV/WU before February 12, 2018.

Affected consumers should go to FTC.gov/WU to file claims, learn more, or get updates on the claims process.

Filing a claim is free, so consumers should not pay anyone to file a claim on their behalf. No one associated with the claims process will call to ask for consumers’ bank account or credit card number.
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On this #Veterans Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, recognize their acts of bravery and dedication to this country and reaffirm our country's commitment to the principle of justice for ALL.

Join us on Thursday, 11/16 for this month's #NCEAnow Twitter Chat on the topic of Financial Abuse of Elder Veterans and learn more about the San Francisco Veterans Benefits Protection Project (IOAGING.ORG/VBPP), a coalition of key state and local entities that works to strengthen preventative efforts against veterans benefits scams and fights financial abuse of older veterans.

Don't forget to check out this month's NCEA blog by the Elder Abuse Prevention Program at the Institute on Aging gero.usc.edu/cda_blog/financialabuse.html
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Together, we can turn voices into action to end elder abuse and support a just society for all people.

#AddMyVoice - bit.ly/addmyvoice
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Despite the prevalence of elder mistreatment, the topic largely remains hidden as a public health issue. It’s clear there is an immediate and critical need to gather the stories of those whose lives...

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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.