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AN AGE FOR JUSTICE: CONFRONTING ELDER ABUSE IN AMERICA



"Video advocacy uses video and the power of the Internet to put a human face on an issue and affect change. In this case, it is being used to seek passage of the Elder Justice Act, legislation that has been under consideration by Congress for more than a decadeā€¦'An Age for Justice: Elder Abuse in America' premiered at a Capitol Hill briefing. It shines the light on elder abuse, what one of the interviewees called 'a dark mark on our humanity.' "-elderjusticenow.org

'An Age for Justice, Confronting Elder Abuse in America' aims to motivate change in the way elder justice is served in America. The documentary produced by 'Elder Justice Now' gives a voice to 100 elder abuse survivors in the hopes of having congress pass the Elder Justice Act. The numbers of abused elderly in America are in the millions and elder abuse is largely a hidden issue. The film makers encourage communities to screen the documentary in their communities to raise elder abuse awareness and dialogue.







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