Victims of Financial Crime
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Nerenberg, L. (2009). Elder abuse policy and procedure. In A. Jamieson & A. Moenssens (Eds.) Wiley Encyclopedia of forensic science. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons.
In the quarter century since elder abuse was first recognized; researchers, policy makers, and practitioners have struggled to achieve consensus on how to define the problem and what the appropriate response should be. This article describes the main subcategories of abuse and explains the controversies over definitions. It further describes common risk factors and impediments to assessment. It explains common interventions and emphasizes the need for multidisciplinary responses.
Communities respond to elder abuse
Nerenberg, L. (2006). Communities respond to elder abuse. In J. Mellor and P. Brownell (Eds.) Elder abuse and mistreatment: Policy, practice, and research (pp. 5-33). New York: The Haworth Press.
A national look at elder abuse multidisciplinary teams
Teaster, P. B., Nerenberg, L., & Stansbury, K. L. (2003). A national look at elder abuse multidisciplinary teams. In E. Podnieks, J. I. Kosberg & A. Lowenstein (Eds.), Elder Abuse: Selected papers from The Prague World Congress On Family Violence (pp. 91-107). Binghamton, NY: The Haworth Maltreatment & Trauma Press.
Culturally specific outreach in elder abuse
Nerenberg, L. (1998). Culturally specific outreach in elder abuse. In T. Tatara (Ed.) Understanding elder abuse in minority populations (pp. 205-220). Philadelphia: Taylor & Francis.
February 16, 2019 Elder Justice Writ Large
For the California Elder Justice Coalition's Elder Justice Viewpoints Blog
At a time when America's values are being ruthlessly challenged and aggressively defended, it seems like the perfect time to launch CEJC's National Elder Justice Academy. Our goals for the Academy, which is supported by a generous grant from the Huguette Clark Family Fund for Protection of Elders, are to sharpen advocates' tactical skills, provide information and promising models, and share ideas. Beyond that, we hope to start a national dialogue about elder justice—what it is and why we need it. For more.
...the U.N. Secretary General acknowledged the role of both sexism and ageism as contributing factors in elder abuse, and cast abuse within the broader landscape of “poverty, structural inequalities and human rights violations” that disproportionately affect women worldwide. In particular, the report cites patrilineal inheritance laws and land rights as factors contributing to the vulnerability of older women.
From Elder Abuse: A Woman's Issue