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The latest writing and research from our team of dedicated experts

How to Screen for Elder Fraud and Abuse

By Joy Solomon, Esq., Deirdre Lok, Esq., and Brooke Santoro, LMSW. With Special Thanks to Brian Kupferberg, Student of the HELP Clinic, Brooklyn Law School Class of ‘17

 

Bifocal, American Bar Association, July-August 2019

Shelter: The Missing Link In a Coordinated Community Response to Elder Abuse

January 2019

Predatory Marriages: A Growing Concern

by Deborah S. Ball and Malya Kurzweil Levin

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Winter 2018

Development and Spanish translation of the Weinberg Center Risk and Abuse Prevention Screen (WC-RAPS)

by Mildred Ramirez, Joy Solomon, Marlene Riquelme, Brooke Santoro, Daniel Reingold & Jeanne A. Teresi

Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 2018

Methodological Approaches to the Analyses of Elder Abuse Screening Measures: Application of Latent Variable Measurement Modeling to the WC-RAPS

by Jeanne A. Teresi, Katja Ocepek-Welikson, Mildred Ramirez, Joy Solomon & Daniel Reingold

Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect, 2018

Vulnerable Veterans Left in the Lurch: The Continued Harm of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

By Aaron Kurtzer and Jordan Lipschik with Professor Deirdre Lok and Malya Kurzweil Levin

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Winter 2017

Powers of Attorney: Ascertaining Capacity?

By Sarah Duval and Malya Kurzweil Levin

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Fall 2016

Advantages of the Elder Law Clinic Experience

By Emily Bensco, Adam Cooper, and Kristen Chang with Deirdre Lok, Donna Harkness and Matthew Andres

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Fall 2016

Westchester County’s Multidisciplinary Team: Community Response to Complex Elder Abuse Cases

by Malya Kurzweil Levin and Joy Solomon

Westchester Lawyer, May 2017

Putting the “Sex” in Sexagenarian: Older Adults, Dementia and the Case of Henry Rayhons

by Malya Levin, Joy Solomon and Deirdre Lok

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Winter 2016

Aging Outside the Traditional Family: Problems and Possibilities

by Cate Russel, Hina Qureshi, and Deirdre Lok

Experience, American Bar Association, 2016

Power of Attorney: Who Is Your Client?

by Sarah Duval and Malya Levin

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Summer 2016

“Coming Full Circle to Help Her Elders”, The New York Times, November 7, 2015

In this New York Times op-ed, Weinberg Center Director and Managing Attorney Joy Solomon describes the personal and professional journey that led her to become an advocate for elders experiencing abuse

Aging Outside the Traditional Family: Problems and Possibilities

by Cate Russell and Hina Qureshi with Deirdre Lok

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Summer/Fall 2015

Ethics and Elder Abuse: An Attorney’s Obligations, Part 1

by Malya Levin and Deirdre Lok

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal , New York State Bar Association, Spring 2015

Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams: Planning for the Future

by Risa Breckman, LCSW, Jean Callahan, Esq., MSW, and Joy Solomon, Esq.

Report from a September 2014 symposium organized by the Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging at the City University of New York, the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention at the Hebrew Home at Riverdale, and the NYC Elder Abuse Center

Changing of The Guardians: A Criticism and Analysis of the New York Guardianship Statute’s Impact on Elder Abuse Victims

by Joy Solomon, Esq., Deirdre Lok, Esq., and Malya Kurzweil Levin, Esq.

NAELA Journal, National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, Fall 2014

Heeding the Call: Response to National Survey on Elder Law Education

by Joy Solomon and Meredith Feinman

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal , New York State Bar Association, Fall 2014

Financial Exploitation of the Elderly: Legislative Update

by Elizabeth Henry Klampert and Malya Levin

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Fall 2014

Spotlight on Elder Abuse: Looking Up from the Law

by Joy Solomon and Malya Levin

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Summer 2014

Elder Abuse Prevention: The Shelter Model and the Long Term Care Facility

by Daniel A. Reingold, J.D., M.S.W., Joy Solomon, Esq., and Malya Levin, Esq.

Elder Abuse and Its Prevention Workshop Summary, Institute Of Medicine and National Research Council of The National Academies, 2014, The National Academies Press

Why Elder Law? A Recent Graduate’s Perspective

by Malya Levin, Deirdre Lok, and Joy Solomon

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Spring 2013

The Sexual Revolution’s Last Frontier: How Silence About Sex Undermines Health, Well-Being, and Safety in Old Age

by Marie-Therese Connolly, Risa Breckman, Jean Callahan, Mark Lachs, Holly Ramsey-Klawsnik, and Joy Solomon

Generations: Journal of the American Society on Aging, Fall 2012

Creating an Elder Abuse Shelter: A Best-Practice Model for Nonprofit Nursing Homes

by Joy Solomon and Daniel Reingold

Generations: Journal of the American Society on Aging, Fall 2012

Elder Abuse in Guardianship Cases: A Legal Resource Guide

Second Edition. Created in a partnership between the The Weinberg Center and The Guardianship Project, a Demonstration Project of Vera Institute of Justice

Brooklyn Law School Launches Elder Rights Clinic

by Deirdre M.W. Lok and Jane Landry-Reyes

Elder and Special Needs Law Journal, New York State Bar Association, Winter 2014

Brooklyn Law School Elder Rights Clinic Takes Unique Housing Court Approach

by Deirdre Lok

The Voice of Experience, Spring 2014