University of Delaware

Professional & Continuing Studies

Elder Abuse and Exploitation

A multidisciplinary conference for professionals, advocates, and the community

May 12, 2016
John M. Clayton Hall
University of Delaware, Newark

The University of Delaware will host a multidisciplinary conference on May 12, 2016 to help professionals, advocates, and community members better understand elder abuse and to take responsible actions.

Featured presenters

  • Elizabeth Loewy—Elder Financial Abuse: The Invisible Epidemic
    General counsel, EverSafe, and former chief of the New York County District Attorney’s Elder Abuse unit, Ms. Loewy successfully prosecuted the complex and highly publicized financial exploitation case involving philanthropist and socialite Brooke Astor.
  • Philip C. Marshall—The Brooke Astor Story: Hard-Learned Lessons that Inform Elder Justice
    Professor of historic preservation and grandson of the late Brooke Astor, Mr. Marshall continues to share his grandmother’s story in the greater cause of elder justice.
  • Rita Landgraf, Secretary, Delaware Department of Health and Social Services 
  • Karen F. Stein, Associate Professor, University of Delaware, School of Public Policy and Administration


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