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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.

The lack of emergency housing—a glaring gap in protection for older survivors of abuse—has existed for decades, despite advances in other areas of the field. Read how the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice at The Hebrew Home at Riverdale is addressing this missing link and transforming communities.

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Last year, the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services found that #hospices do not always provide needed services to beneficiaries and sometimes provide poor quality care. In some cases, hospices were not able to effectively manage symptoms or medications, leaving beneficiaries in unnecessary pain for many days.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services must ensure that hospices provide beneficiaries and families with needed services and quality care. Read more: oig.hhs.gov/oei/reports/oei-02-16-00570.aspThe OIG found that hospices don't always provide the care beneficiaries need to control pain and sometimes provide poor quality care. Read the story:https://go.usa.gov/xUvCQ
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Happy Holidays from the NCEA staff! The NCEA office is closed for the holidays and will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Wishing you a great day with loved ones!

Are you heading home for the holidays? Read about some tips we can keep in mind for spotting #ElderAbuse ⬇️⬇️⬇️Heading home for the holidays? If we notice anything concerning, it is our duty to seek support. Read about some tips to keep in mind for spotting #ElderAbuse.

To find reporting numbers, visit eldercare.acl.gov

>> Adult Protective Services (APS) receives and looks into reported suspicions about abuse or neglect of people living in the community.

>> Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program receives and looks into reports of suspected abuse or neglect of someone living in long-term care (like a nursing home or assisted living facility).
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Heading home for the holidays? If we notice anything concerning, it is our duty to seek support. Read about some tips to keep in mind for spotting #ElderAbuse.

To find reporting numbers, visit eldercare.acl.gov

>> Adult Protective Services (APS) receives and looks into reported suspicions about abuse or neglect of people living in the community.

>> Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program receives and looks into reports of suspected abuse or neglect of someone living in long-term care (like a nursing home or assisted living facility).
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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.