Press releases issued by the NCEA and the Administration on Aging related to the NCEA:
May 1, 2021
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) is excited to announce our very first virtual awareness walk, Walk for WEAAD (World Elder Abuse Awareness Day)! As we continue to take precautionary and preventive measures against COVID-19, let’s get active every day and collectively take steps to advance elder justice.
March 15, 2021
June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). Visit the WEAAD microsite for more tools and tips, and WEAAD Blogs!
More information will be available soon. Please check back periodically for updates.
NCEA in the News
Stories in the national or state press that mention the National Center on Elder Abuse
August 31, 2021, Rodger That Radio
Laura Mosqueda, M.D. was interviewed by Bobbi and Mike Carducci to talk about geriatric medicine, elder abuse, and caregiving for the elderly and underserved.
April 8, 2021, The Medical Care Blog
Blog: Scams Come to Life During a Deadly Pandemic
Jan 19, 2021, Government Accountability Office
The NCEA participated in an interview with Adam Windfram in January 2019 for a report GAO was compiling and contributed a statement related to financial exploitation. Then on 1/19/21 the report was released on elder financial exploitation
July 6, 2020 Administration for Communilty Living
ACL’s COVID-19 Resources: Keeping Family Together During COVID-19: A Checklist
March, 2020, ASA Generations Joural of the American Society on Aging
EAGLE and Reframing Elder Abuse page 17 & 44
2020, Bylines: Reframing Elder Abuse
Laura Mosqueda,MD, Alyssa Neumann, and Eden Ruiz-Lopez talking about the article “Reframing Elder Abuse” in the Spring 2020 issue of Generations
Mar 17, 2020, The Caring Generation®
Radio: Siblings Won’t Help With Elderly Parents
November 25, 2019, Doctor Radio
Laura Mosqueda, MD, Dean, Keck School of Medicine of USC was interviewed by Doctor Radio to talk about Elder Abuse, Caregivers, and Antibiotics issues. *Please note login as a guest to listen to this exclusive interview
August 15, 2019
Study: Financial abuse of older adults by family members more common than scams by strangers
April 3, 2019, Connecticut Health I-Team
Elder Abuse Investigations More Than Doubled In Seven Years
March 27, 2019, EurekAlert
Laura Mosqueda, MD, expert on preventing elder abuse, to deliver #AGS19 Henderson Lecture
March 27, 2019, Squared Away Blog
Elderly Report Financial Abuse by Kids
New & Notable Archive
- Save the date for 2022 Tamkin Symposium! The mission of the USC Judith D. Tamkin Symposium on Elder Abuse is to create safe and healthy environments for all elders, here and across the world. Thought leaders, researchers, policy makers, clinicians, advocates and other stakeholders are brought together to share findings, strategize solutions, and help shape and propel the field of elder abuse and justice.
- World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is for spreading awareness about elder abuse for all communities regardless of age, nationality or ability. The NCEA is excited to announce that we now have new resources available for Tagalog, Vietnamese, Armenian, Farsi speaking communities who would like to learn how to prevent and address elder abuse.
- The COVID-19 pandemic is causing much concern in the elder justice field. Between the restrictions being imposed on all of us to remain physically distant from our loved ones and vital community supports and the undetermined impact being felt by public support systems. Please join us for a dynamic conversation where we will cover the most pressing issues of elder abuse in the time of an unprecedented worldwide pandemic response.
Expert Sources for Journalists
Please contact the National Center on Elder Abuse for assistance with referrals to expert resources on elder mistreatment.