Sounding the Shofar: A Wake-up Call to the Epidemic of Elder Abuse

By Joy Solomon

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), 2006

This article examines the epidemic of elder abuse in the United States from a general as well as a Jewish context. It focuses on different community responses, primarily looking at the nation's first comprehensive shelter for victims of elder abuse. The article also provides practical information for creating community-based programs, whether for victim assistance or for elder abuse professionals.

Topic: Social Services, Violence, Abuse, Aging, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 81, No. 3-4

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Genre: Article

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Solomon, Joy. Sounding the Shofar: A Wake-up Call to the Epidemic of Elder Abuse. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). 2006: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=1023


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