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The Meaning of Shelter for Weinberg Clients

Shelter is a critical component of a coordinated community response to elder abuse and an essential part of an age-friendly society. For World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2021, the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice created a public service announcement to help raise awareness about the importance of shelter from the perspective of individuals who have experienced abuse.

A Shelter Just for Senior Survivors

“Older people don’t necessarily feel that a lot of the domestic violence services and service providers are for them. They don’t necessarily feel like they could go to a traditional domestic violence shelter or a family justice center,” says Joy Solomon, the director and managing attorney of the Weinberg Center.

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Social Impact in Word and Deed

“People are becoming more sensitive and aware of the appropriate labels for people, and being mindful about issues of race and culture and sexuality,” says Joy Solomon, director and managing attorney for the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in New York.

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Dr. Oz Talks Elder Abuse Prevention with Weinberg Center Experts

The January 25, 2018 edition of the Dr. Oz show sheds light on elder abuse prevention, featuring Daniel Reingold, President and CEO of RiverSpring Health and Joy Solomon, Director and Managing Attorney of the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice.

Fox 5 New York explores the growing health epidemic of elder abuse on its 6PM news broadcast

Joy Solomon, Director and Managing Attorney of the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice, discusses the growing epidemic of elder abuse with Ernie Anastos of Fox 5 New York.

Volunteer Lawyers Project looking to help seniors targeted in financial scams

The panelists included Deirdre Lok, assistant director and general counsel at the Weinberg Center for Elder Justice for the Hebrew Home at Riverdale.

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“Local justice center tackles elder abuse”

The facility is conducting training for the NYPD and other first responders to help identify cases of elder abuse.

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“Elderly N.Y. Residents Find Haven from Abuse and Sense of Belonging”

The Chronicle of Philanthropy highlights the Weinberg Center’s innovative shelter program.

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“To Combat Abuse, Doormen are Enlisted to Keep A Watchful Eye”

The New York Times highlights the Weinberg Center’s free on-site training and assistance enlisting doormen, concierges, porters and other building staff across New York City to combat elder abuse.

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