Areas of Interest
How and why seniors are vulnerable to financial crimes,
and what can be done about it, are primary concerns of Nerenberg’s.
and selected publications.
Nerenberg has been helping professionals and paraprofessionals understand
distinctive language, ideologies, and tools of the trade
since the early 1980s.
this area and publications.
Elder abuse reflects the breakdown of traditional
values, roles, and relationships within some cultural communities.
Reversing these trends by reinforcing cultural strengths and traditions,
economic and social factors that contribute to abuse, and building
on the strengths of families and communities is the goal of culturally
specific outreach programs.
activities and publications.
Civil and criminal courts are playing an increasingly prominent role
in preventing elder abuse. Ensuring justice for elders requires that
they have access to the justice system, protection, compensation
and restitution for their losses, information, and a voice in legal
procedings. Also needed are alternative approaches to justice
that engage families and
communities. Selected programs
and publications on legal issues.
Competing demands on family caregivers, societal pressures to serve
increasingly frail seniors at home, and a critical shortage of affordable
home care workers has created an environment that is ripe for conflict, neglect,
and exploitation. Examples of Nerenberg’s
activities in this area and publications.
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