WITNESS’ recent video, “An Age of Justice: Confronting Elder Abuse in
The film is a joint effort of WITNESS and its partner the National Council on Aging (NCOA) to empower older Americans and others who care about them to speak out against elder abuse in the
It is estimated that as many as five million Americans aged 65 or older have suffered abuse of some sort, including physical, emotional, sexual, and financial abuse. Elder abuse cuts across gender, social, racial, ethnic, economic and geographic lines but, unlike with child abuse and domestic violence, there has been no Federal legislation to protect our oldest citizens until passage of the EJA.
“An Age of Justice” features moving stories of elder abuse recorded by video advocates across the
Make sure to watch (or set your DVR)!