About Us


Self-neglect is a complex phenomenon

Welcome to Selfneglect.org. My name is I. M. Abumaria and I am the developer of this website. I am a board certified Adult/Geriatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP-BC). I am expected to graduate with a Doctor of Nursing Practice in April, 2017.

Our Mission

Our mission is to educate the families and friends of individuals with self-neglect about the basics of self-neglect. It is a free, educational, public service project that is available to anyone interested in self-neglect.

Our Vision


“Age is…wisdom, if one has lived one’s life properly.” Miriam Makeba

The vision of Selfneglect.org is to become the most popular website on the topic of self-neglect for lay people.

Our Purpose

Our purpose is to provide unbiased, evidence-based information about self-neglect in order to educate the families and friends of individuals with self-neglect.

Our Message

  • You are not alone,
  • Self-neglect requires intervention, and
  • Treating self-neglect can improve the individual’s life in most cases.


Makeba, M. (2003, October). Quote from Miriam Makeba. Retrieved January 7, 2017, from The Quotations Page, http://www.quotationspage.com/quote/33502.html

Last updated: April 4, 2017 at 9:40 am by
I. M. Abumaria, AGPCNP-BC
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