Kennedy Testifies at NY Senate Guardianship Hearing

Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy testifying at the New York Guardianship Roundtable on August 25, 2022
NEW YORK, NY - On August 25, 2022, New York Senators Anthony Palumbo and George Borrello hosted a Guardianship Roundtable in Manhattan at the Office of the Senate Minority Leader Rob Ortt at 250 Broadway.  Teresa Kay-Aba Kennedy, founder of Elder Dignity, testified about the abduction of her aunt, Dr. Lillie Sykes White, and offered policy proposals for next year's Legislative Session. The event was streamed on Facebook Live.  Watch the full event: Others who shar...

Advocacy Efforts Gets Covered By Florida News [Media]

TALLAHASSEE, FL. - The Elder Dignity advocacy efforts this week made it on the 5 o'clock news in Florida. I flew to Tallahassee from New York on January 28th to speak at the Senate Judiciary Committee meeting re: SB 944 on guardianship. A handful of advocates traveled hundreds of miles to share their voices and concerns. The next day, a number of us did a media interview with Mike Vasilinda of Capitol News Service. Afterwards, fellow advocate Doug Franks and I staged an impromptu protest that...