Among our greatest challenges as a nation
today is making America a safe place
to grow old
.”  — Lisa Nerenberg





Nerenberg has framed the issue of elder abuse for policy makers, professionals, and community groups in concise reports and testimony, including:

  • Chair of the California Elder Justice Coalition, California's only statewide multidisciplinary membership network devoted to elder justice.
  • Authored Summit Preparation Materials: Background Information and Discussion Issues for the “First National Policy Summit on Elder Abuse,” sponsored by the U.S. Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services
  • Testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation at its “Fraud: Targeting America's Seniors” hearing
  • Testified before the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging at the "Elder Fraud and Abuse: New Challenges in the Digital Economy" hearing
  • Facilitated the National Hispanic Council on Aging’s Summit on Elder Abuse in the Hispanic Community
  • Organized and staffed San Francisco’s Conservatorship Work Group, which explored ways to improve access to the Superior Court by abused and vulnerable elders.
  • Participated in or presented at numerous national forums, including the Elder Abuse and Neglect Roundtable, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Justice; and the Our Aging Population symposium, which was sponsored by the U.S Departments of Justice and Health and Human Services.

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