Chautauqua County WEAAD Activities Planned

 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was yesterday, June 15th, 2021, and during the entire month of June, communities around the world work together to promote an understanding of elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue. The Center for Elder Law & Justice is proud to partner with the Chautauqua County Council…

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Nursing Home Staffing Bill Needs More to Protect Seniors

Legislation introduced by New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera and Assemblymember Aileen Gunther to establish nursing home staffing ratios doesn’t go far enough to protect New York’s seniors. The bill (S6346-Rivera/A7119-Gunther) is a step in the right direction, but community advocates for older adults share several major concerns with the legislation, and believe it would…

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CELJ in the News

June 17, 2021: WBFO, “‘It’s about time’: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day marks year of attention on older adults” June 17, 2021: Jamestown Post-Journal, “World Elder Abuse Day Press Conference Held” June 17, 2021: Springville Journal, “Senator Gallivan marks Elder Abuse Awareness Day” May 14, 2021: WBFO, “Nursing homes say “safe staffing” bill will hurt…

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