Celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness on Saturday, June 15, 2019

Celebrating World Elder Abuse Awareness on Saturday, June 15, 2019

Older adults deserve dignity and respect.  Not abuse. On Saturday, June 15, 2019 millions of people around the world will recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD).  In 2007, the United Nations adopted June 15 as a day to raise awareness of this...

Elder Financial Abuse: Safety Plan

Elder Financial Abuse: Safety Plan

By Page Ulrey, JD Elder financial abuse has become a costly epidemic in the United States, yet for the most part, it has remained in the shadows. A few facts: Over $6 billion (some believe as high as $36 Billion) were lost to elder financial abuse from 2013-2017. 1 in...

Page Ulrey, JD, Joins the Elderabuse.org Board

Page Ulrey, JD, Joins the Elderabuse.org Board

Elderabuse.org is honored to announce that Page Ulrey, JD, has joined its board. Page is the Senior Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Elder Abuse Project, Economic Crimes Unit King County (Seattle), in the Washington State Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Perhaps...

Dr. David Burns Joins the Elderabuse.org Board

Dr. David Burns Joins the Elderabuse.org Board

Elderabuse.org is honored to announce that Dr. David Burnes has joined its board.  An eminent clinician scientist in the field of elder abuse, David has done groundbreaking work in both the measurement of elder abuse severity, and how to scientifically...

Ageism – Stereotypes and Solutions

Ageism – Stereotypes and Solutions

Elderabuse.org Board member Dr. David Burnes is featured in the New York Times article Ageism: A ‘Prevalent and Insidious’ Health Threat’  This article details the prevalence of ageism in the U.S. and worldwide.  Dr. David Burnes shares a few...

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