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Press releases issued by the NCEA and the Administration on Aging related to the NCEA:

NCEA in the News

Stories in the national or state press that mention the National Center on Elder Abuse

June 14, 2022​, Pursuing Quality Long-Term Care Podcast​ 

Laura Mosqueda, M.D. was interviewed by Lori Smetanka, J.D., executive director of Consumer Voice to talk about Untangling Nursing Home Staffing and Finances.

February 10, 2022​, Pursuing Quality Long-Term Care Podcast​ 

Laura Mosqueda, M.D. was interviewed by Lori Smetanka, J.D., executive director of Consumer Voice to talk about nursing home neglect.

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

  • National Center on Elder Abuse is now on Spotify. We all deserve to lead happy and healthy lives free from abuse and neglect, yet older adults are mistreated more often than we think. The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) podcast delivers the latest in news, research, and policy to advance elder justice and promote aging with dignity and honor for all older people.
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  • Save the date for 2024 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.
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  • 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.  
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  • 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. 
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