NCPEA - National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
Elder Care


Welcome to NCPEA


The National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA) is the national association for professionals, practitioners, and researchers across disciplines working to address abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elders and vulnerable adults. With members representing aging and social services, APS, healthcare, justice, domestic violence, and other arenas, NCPEA works to shape prevention and response by promoting research, education and awareness, multidisciplinary collaboration, advocacy, and public policy. It is a forum for dialogue and partnership.

NCPEA members are vital elder justice advocates. Together, we have the power to prevent elder abuse.



What's New at NCPEA?



» 2017 NCPEA Membership Drive is Underway! Download the 2017 Membership Form or enroll online!

Member benefits include:

» 2016 Wolf Memorial Lecture: What Does the Elder Abuse Field Need? Perspectives of a Journal Editor by Karen Stein


On November 18th, Karen Stein, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Elder Abuse & Neglect (JEAN) and the 2016 Wolf Award Recipient, challenged a group of emerging and veteran researchers to carry out the legacy of Rosalie S. Wolf, a pioneering elder abuse researcher, educator, and advocate. Dr. Stein encouraged attendees to put the science back in social science research and, above all, to conduct rigorous evaluation on programs and practices to learn “what works” to advance the field and improve the lives of older individuals. The enlightening, entertaining, and motivational lecture was delivered at the Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of the Elderly Interest Group Meeting, sponsored by NCPEA and the International Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) with support from Taylor&Francis Publishers. Read more!