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




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. Activities in this arena include:

  • Consultant for the Training and Technical Assistance Center (TTAC) of the Office for Victims of Crime, U.S. Department of Justice.
  • Authored a series of “technical assistance manuals” for the National Center on Elder Abuse. Complete list
  • Coordinated the affiliate program of the National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse. Affiliates, which included local and state level coalitions
  • Directed four research and demonstration projects that explored multidisciplinary teams, culturally specific outreach, and services for older battered women.
  • Assisted dozens of communities across the country replicate promising models 



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