Lisa Nerenberg MSW MPH has been a leader in the field of elder abuse prevention for over 30 years. She is Executive Director of the California Elder Justice Coalition and an instructor at City College of San Francisco, where she teaches classes in gerontology, elder abuse, and ageism. She has presented at hundreds of professional forums, testified before Congressional committees, served on governmental advisory board, and written extensively about elder abuse and related topics. Her newly released Elder Justice, Ageism and Elder Abuse (Springer, 2019) offers a roadmap for promoting individual rights and social justice in aging policy and programs. Her earlier Elder Abuse Prevention: Emerging Trends and Promising Strategies (Springer, 2008) describes what the public, government, agencies, and advocates can do to prevent abuse, treat its effects, and ensure justice.
Advocating for Elder Justice in the COVID-19 Era
Thursday, August 20, 2020
This session is presented as part of the Elder Justice Lunch and Learn Series of FREE virtual webinars designed to support aging professionals prevent and fight against abuse and neglect in the age of COVID-19. It is sponsored by Ombudsman Services of Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda, in partnership with the California Department of Social Services and others. To register click here.
Toward a More Just, Less Ageist Society: An Elder Justice Agenda
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
This session is presented as part of the Legal Assistance for Seniors’ Fall Webinar Series on Elder Abuse.. For more information, click here.
An Agenda for Elder Justice In the COVID-19 Era and Beyond
Western Region Chapter of the Aging Life Care Association
30th Annual Conference
Friday, September 25, 2020
12:45 – 1:15 p.m.
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An Agenda for Elder Justice
The Commonwealth Club
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:00 a.m.
During this online program, Lisa traces the forces that have given rise to the elder justice movement, which include heightened attention to ageism, the recognition of aging and elder abuse as public health matters, and the global movement to adopt a universal convention for the rights of older people. She is joined for a Q&A by Bill Benson, a thought leader and driving force in health and aging issues for over four decades. Recodings of the event are avaialbe on:
YouTube , Facebook or the Commonwealth Club Podcast
Institute on Aging
An Elder Justice Agenda: An Evening with Lisa Nerenberg
November 11th, 2019
City College of San Francisco
Elder Justice, Ageism, and Elder Abuse
November 13, 2019