The University of Southern California’s (USC) Center on Elder Mistreatment serves as the central location for information about elder abuse activities at USC.
We are reading and listening to ageist language where COVID 19 is referred to as a “Boomer Remover” and older adults are being suggested as expendable in the name of the economy. NCEA Deputy Director, Julie Schoen and Project Coordinator, Aly Neumann as well as FrameWorks Institute CEO, Nat Kendall-Taylor provide some advice on what we can do as aging advocates to curb this messaging.READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic is putting older Americans at risk for more than just a deadly disease. It’s increasing their risk of experiencing physical, emotional and financial abuse, according to a letter written by Laura Mosqueda, MD, dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and Duke Han, PhD, professor at the Keck School and primary investigator at the Han Research Lab.READ MORE
Keck School of Medicine of USC Dean Laura Mosqueda, MD, and clinical psychologist Dr. Bonnie Olsen hold a candid conversation about how adult children can speak with their parents about COVID-19 and social distancing.READ MORE
On March 26, Inside Edition interviewed Theresa Sivers Texeira, MSPA, PA-C, as she conducted a telemedicine appointment to highlight the boom of telemedicine offerings amid COVID-19 shutdowns and outbreaks.READ MORE
Social Distancing, Self-Isolation, Quarantine, all good ideas to flatten the curve of the Corona virus. But if you are already a socially isolated older adult, already susceptible to fraud or abuse, we need you to be extra vigilant right now. There may be individuals who use this uncertain time as a means to defraud and frighten.READ MORE
Annie Nguyen, PhD shares several posters and presentations from the annual American Public Health Association Conference.READ MORE