Lifespan manages the New York State Coalition on Elder Abuse. It was formed to implement the New York State Elder Abuse Summit Action Agenda first put forth in 2004. The coalition is a multidisciplinary, statewide network of over 1,800 individuals, organizations and government agencies working together to protect older adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation. Through statewide outreach efforts, the Coalition serves as a catalyst for change, raising awareness and offering solutions for prevention and intervention through education, advocacy and research. Lifespan provides staff support for the Coalition.
- Elder Justice Advocate Program