SHOPP's elder abuse Violence Intervention and Prevention program director Nereida Muñiz helps seniors worried about physical abuse to develop a safety plan, including who to call—911, for starters -and where to go if their partner becomes violent.

Graying City Means More Elder Abuse

Whether it takes the form of financial scams, emotional mistreatment or physical harm, advocates for New York's aged say the extent of elder abuse in the city dwarfs the resources available to combat it.