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




Lectures, workshops, keynotes

Lisa Nerenberg is a frequent presenter at national, state, and local conferences and professional forums. She has delivered keynote addresses, organized and moderated panels, and presented on a wide range of topics, including:


  • Undue Influence in Elder Abuse
  • Improving States’ Response to Elder Abuse
  • Elder Abuse Prevention: Trends, Challenges and Promising Practices
  • Applying a Victims Rights and Victimology Framework to Elder Abuse
  • Forgotten Victims of Financial Elder Abuse
  • Elder Abuse: The Basics and Beyond
  • A Global Perspective on Elder Justice
More information on Lectures, workshops and keynotes

Technical assistance

Drawing from years of experience in program design, team development, and coalition-building, Nerenberg provides consultation, support, and materials to help agencies, community groups, states, national associations, and advocacy groups develop effective responses to elder abuse. More

Training curricula and materials

Effective prevention requires that virtually everyone who works with elders recognizes the signs of abuse and knows how to respond. Training needs to reflect the diverse settings in which professionals work, the mandates under which they operate, and their expertise. More


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

Writer & Editor

Nerenberg is available to write articles for professionals or lay audiences, content for Web sites and newsletters, video scripts, manuals, brochures, and proposals. List of Online publications More

Research & evaluation

Practice focused research is an abiding interest of Nerenberg's. In particular, she is interested in why some interventions work and others don't. More

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For more on promising practices and developments in the field, visit my blog, Prevent Elder Abuse.
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