The Alliance has compiled a number of resources available for survivors, their friends and families, and professionals assisting survivors in New York City.

FAQ and Factsheets: Elderly

Elder Abuse

According to the Attorney Generalís Family Violence Task Force, references to elder abuse can be traced throughout Greek mythology, the writings of Shakespeare and modern literature. Yet, it has only been in the last twenty years that serious attention has been given to family violence and elder abuse. Perhaps, at least in part, this elevated consciousness can be attributed to the increasing numbers of aging Americans. Read More...

From the Series: NCVC "Get Help" General Information

Elder Abuse and the Law

The "graying of America" has given senior citizens a large and powerful political voice. As a result, crimes against the elderly, particularly those involving abuse or neglect, are coming to the attention of the general public and our nation's elected policy makers. Read More...

From the Series: NCVC "Get Help" Legislative Topics
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