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The Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention

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Established in 2005, the Weinberg Center is the nation’s first elder abuse shelter serving eligible individuals 60 years and older. The Weinberg Center provides emergency short-term housing, health-care services, legal advocacy, and support services to victims of elder abuse.

MISSION AND VISION 
The mission of the weinberg center for elder abuse prevention is to provide emergency shelter for victims of elder abuse and to enhance public awareness and knowledge about elder abuse.
 
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"We envision a world in which victims of elder abuse have prompt access to a coordinated community response that adequately addresses all of their needs and preserves their safety, dignity, and autonomy."
 

 
ARTICLES ON THE WEINBERG CENTER

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COMING FULL CIRCLES TO HELP HER ELDERS
The New York Times - November 7, 2015

Joy Solomon discussed about how her world came full circle which lead her to start a dedicated shelter for elder abuse victims located in a nursing home where they are safe from elder abuse. Click here to read more. 

 

 

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IN ALZHEIMER'S CASES, FINANCIAL RUIN AND ABUSE ARE ALWAYS LURKING
The New York Times - January 20, 2015

Daniel Reingold, CEO of RiverSpring Health, home of the Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention, discusses financial exploitation and the need to plan ahead and create community safeguards. Click here to read more.

 

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ELDERLY N.Y. RESIDENTS FIND HAVEN FROM ABUSE AND SENSE OF BELONGING
The Chronicle of Philanthropy - May 18, 2014 

Victims of elder abuse rebuild and grow at the Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention. Click here to read more.


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TO COMBAT ELDER ABUSE, DOORMEN ARE ENLISTED TO KEEP A WATCHFUL EYE
The New York Times, October 24, 2013

Joy Solomon, director and managing attorney of the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention, held a training session for doormen from several Manhattan buildings. Click here to read more.

 

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SEX, DEMENTIA AND A HUSBAND ON TRIAL AT AGE 78
The New York Times - October 24, 2013 

A discussion about how sex is one of the most ambiguous areas in the scientific understanding of Alzheimer’s and its ethical concerns of how to determine whether a dementia person have consented to sex.  Click here to read more 


For more information, visit http://www.weinberg-center.org

  

 

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