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Ever looked for your glasses only to find them perched up on your head?

After years and years of seeking solutions to elder abuse, I recently realized it was there all along.

The guy sitting next to me on my last airplane trip was painstakingly reviewing a research manuscript. When he got up to use the restroom, I admit to glancing down at his seat tray which was not in its upright and locked position...

“If Kerry Parker Burnight had her way, every aging adult would spend their last years wrapped in the kind of love and support that sustains 110-year-old Selma “Sally” Mitchell at Irvine Cottages.

Looking for a little inspiration for your World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) event? Well, look no further. Check out these highlights from last year’s WEAAD events from all over the country...

What do you get when you combine Ageless Alliance, Starbucks, Orange Label Art + Advertising, and local elementary school St. Pius V Catholic School? Well, you get one mean elder abuse fighting team! This amazing partnership lead to the collection of 120 bags full of newly purchased pajamas, slippers, socks, toiletries and grocery gift cards, plus multiple bins of sorted items. Ageless Alliance Orange County (CA) collected these donated goods for at risk elders from 14 participating Starbucks locations from April 1 through April 24.

If you’re like most Americans, you don’t get to see your elderly loved ones as often as you’d like. The holidays offer an opportunity to visit with parents and grandparents. Given that 1 in 10 older Americans are abused and neglected, the National Center on Elder Abuse wants everyone to know what they should be looking for when visiting elderly loved ones to ensure that they are aging with respect and dignity...

As National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month, November focuses the nation’s attention on the looming healthcare crisis that Alzheimer’s disease – with its devastating impact on the affected and their families – presents. For some, this November is a time to advocate more strongly for research funding, for others it is to draw attention to the remarkable contribution – often to the detriment of their own well-being – that family caregivers throughout our nation make to the care of loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease...

The sorority which I am honored to lead, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. (www.zphib1920.org), is an international sorority predominantly of African American women founded on January 16, 1920...

It’s amazing what we can accomplish with technology today. To make a video in the past used to be fairly painful but now can be done in minutes. What’s really cool is that we can use this to our advantage to raise awareness of elder abuse...

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day occurs every year around the world on June 15. It is a day that we honor and remember the victims and survivors of elder abuse and pledge ourselves anew to the cause of elder justice in the U.S...

I don’t know about you, but when I hear people talking about “impact”, I usually think they’re referring to things bashing into each other like cars, bodies, or heads. With all of the talk recently about sports and concussions, my mind immediately goes to physical impact...

I saw a red-wing blackbird on Sunday – a fond reminder that, notwithstanding the East Coast snow that seems to have forgotten what month it is, Spring is upon us...

“Grandma, it’s me, your grandson …”

What started out as seemingly innocent words ended in abuse...

Betrayed. Frustrated. Angry. Depressed. Powerless. Alone.

Many elders use words like these to describe how they feel after having been abused or neglected...

Special Thanks To

Ageless Alliance, Inc. is a registered U.S. 501(c)(3) tax exempt nonprofit (EIN/Tax ID: 47-2269055). Our charity is partially funded by the National  Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), a federally funded grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living (ACL). Ageless Alliance is a proud partner of the nation's first Elder Abuse Forensic Center (EAFC) housed in Orange County, California.