Service to the Aging
Every year thousands of Elderly adults become victims of abuse. Elder abuse is the mistreatment of an older person which may occur while a person is living alone, with others or in an institution. Elder abuse occurs in all ethnic groups, races, and economic groups.
Some common types of elder abuse intentionally caused by caregivers may be:Signs and Symptoms of Elder Abuse
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Information for Older Adults and their Caregivers
Service to the Aging has compiled a list of helpful links for seniors, caregivers, and anyone else who might need information pertaining to seniors and their caregivers.
We offer many special programs and events especially tailored for the 55+ audience. These include lectures, films, and performances that reflect the wide interests of today's seniors. We also provide:
Serving nursing homes, senior centers, and adult day-care centers, we supply seniors with reading and viewing materials. Included are books in English and other languages (some in large print); "Bi-Folkal Kits", a collection of memorabilia to spark discussion; and videos and audio books.
Books by Mail
A fast, convenient service that supplies books, books-on-tape, and videotapes to people who are homebound and have a print disability.
Information and Cultural Programs
We arrange for speakers and presenters at senior sites throughout Brooklyn.
Nursing Homes, Senior Centers, and Residences
Service to the Aging brings our services out of the library and into street fairs and senior sites, including but not limited to senior residences, nursing homes, and hospices.
Words and Memories
Presented in nursing homes and other senior sites, Words and Memories is a program in which poetry, film, short stories, history and art inspire older adults to reminisce about their life experiences.
- May 24 2013 10:00AM @ Brooklyn Heights Library
- May 24 2013 11:00AM @ New Utrecht Library
- May 24 2013 11:00AM @ Sheepshead Bay Library
- May 24 2013 1:00PM @ Dyker Library
- May 24 2013 2:30PM @ Kings Bay Library