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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.

Use our FREE and customizable tools to educate your community about the role that everyone can play in preventing #ElderAbuse

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"We seek the security of the men, women, and children of the nation." - FDR

On August 14th, 1935, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Social Security Act. Learn more about the history of the American social safety net: www.ssa.gov/history/index.html

Happy 84th anniversary, Social SecurityToday is the anniversary of when the Social Security Act was signed into law! Learn more about Social Security's history here: ow.ly/YO2c50uxXUI
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#ElderAbuse can include neglect, physical, emotional, financial or sexual abuse. It is up to all of us to prevent and report suspected abuse. Here are some signs of elder abuse that everyone should know: eldermistreatment.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/NCEA_SignsEA_508-1.pdf ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you CA State Senator Anthony Portantino for bringing together community advocates and representatives from Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department- Temple Sheriff's Station, County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, and Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office to spread awareness about how to prevent and spread awareness about harmful scams in our communities. Working together, we can help safeguard the American public. Visit Senator Portanito's page for a video of the panel discussion and event! Anthony PortantinoThank you Westminster Gardens for co hosting our #Senior scam and abuse prevention panel. Great group of 100 seniors, friends and family came out with terrific senior advocates providing important info. The video of the event is below. ... See MoreSee Less

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🥳Thank you to our followers and supporters for helping us reach a milestone on Facebook; we've reached 8,000 Likes!

Thank you for making our Facebook community great!
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It is estimated that millions of older adults, from all walks
of life, encounter harmful fraud and scams every year. Today we're at The California Endowment with Federal Trade Commission and AARP Fraud Watch Network for a Common Ground Conference that brings together law enforcement, consumer groups, service providers, and community organizations to discuss strategies for understanding, preventing, and redressing fraud targeted at the older adult population of Southern California. #LACommonGround2019
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NCEA Team is so excited to be in #NewOrleans for The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)'s 44th Annual Conference & Tradeshow.

Stop by booth #240 to grab tools and resources everyone can use to educate our communities about #ElderAbuse prevention or visit ncea.acl.gov to learn more!
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4 weeks ago

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Far too often, abuse and neglect of nursing home residents are hidden and unreported. National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care Executive Director, shared recommendations on how we can protect residents and prevent abuse and occurring in the first place during Tuesday's Senate Finance Committee hearing.

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Consumer Voice Executive Director Lori Smetanka answers Senator Maggie Hassan's question about how to protect nursing home residents from abuse and neglect during Tuesday's Senate Finance Committee hearing. Thank you, Senator Hassan, for your work to prevent abuse among LTC residents and individuals with disabilities.
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Home is often the most dangerous place for a person experiencing #ElderAbuse. Lack of emergency, safe housing is a glaring gap in protection for older survivors of abuse. Tune into this upcoming webinar to learn about the unique role of shelter in a coordinated community response to #ElderAbuse

Thursday, 8.1.19 10AM PT/ 1PM ET
Register here: zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_fJYsgFEeSLqWiAnhXsfYVg
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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.