Tuesday, June 10, 2014

ABA "Experience" Magazine Details Multi-Prong Approach to Elder Abuse

ABA Experience Magazine on Courts and the ElderlyA recent issue of the magazine "Experience," published by the Senior Lawyers Division of the American Bar Association has several articles on current and future programs aimed at elder abuse.  The Spring 2014 theme is "Courts and the Elderly: Challenges and Solutions." For example, an opening article by Lori Stiegel, senior attorney with the Commission on Law & Aging, reports on several elder abuse initiatives in recent years, including a special civil and criminal docket for elder abuse cases in Alameda County, California; Elder Justice Centers in two Florida counties (Hillsborough and Palm Beach); an In-Home Emergency Protective Order Initiative in Jefferson County, Kentucky; and an Elder Temporary Order of Protection Initiative in Kings County, New York.

Additional articles in the issue include:


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