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WHATTeams of attorneys and social workers are trained to help older adults who are victims of elder abuse in New York.
WHYElder abuse is a serious and underreported problem and older adults often do not know where to turn for help. The elder abuse prevention team can help the elderly with couselling, legal services and safety plans.
WHEREJewish Association for Services for the Aged.
New York, NY, USA.

Program Description

"The Jewish Association for Services for the Aged Legal Social Work Elder Abuse teams offer specially trained attorneys and social workers to identify, eliminate, and prevent abuse. This innovative team approach positions JASA as the go-to expert."

The Jewish Association for Services for the Aged Elder Abuse Prevention Program provides seniors with:

-Individual and family counseling.
-Advice on entitlements and benefits.
-Orders of Protection.
-Legal and medical services.
-Home safety items.
-Support groups.
-Emergency shelter.
-Safety plans.

The Jewish Association for Services for the Aged serves older adults of all backgrounds with equal concern for their needs.


Shades of Gray Seminar Program - Monthly seminar that trains faith based leaders to better serve seniors by exploring aging spiritually though novels, short stories and memoirs from contemporary and classical Jewish literature and exercises.

Senior Friendly Neighborhoods Program - Servicing neighborhoods with a substantial Jewish population in Baltimore that are Naturally Occurring Retirement Communities (NORC's) in order to develop and support thriving, stable communities.

Sacred Seasons Celebration Kit Program - Kits for nursing homes, assisted living facilities and continuing care retirement communities to facilitate the celebration of Jewish Holidays for the elderly.

Bubbes Bakery Program - Traditions are passed down as Jewish seniors and children learn to make traditional Jewish baked goods.

Building Closure into Your Practice - End of Life Care for Physicians Training - The Jewish Healthcare Foundation teaching physicians the communication skills, medical principles, and techniques needed to improve the care that they provide for patients with life-limiting illnesses.

Elder's Family Learning Initiative Program - Training classes to assist families coping with the long-term care system allowing seniors to live in comfort, greater independence, dignity and in an environment based on Jewish values.

DOROT Cemetary Visits Program - Volunteer escorts accompany seniors to visit the gravesites of loved ones in cemeteries and assist with emotional support. The DOROT organization is made up of a majority of Jewish seniors, volunteers, and contributors however all are always welcome.

DOROT Kosher Meals for the Homebound Program
- Home delivery of nutritious kosher senior meals to elderly in New York.

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