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TEARS Annual Elder Abuse Conference – October 8, 2019

The Intersection Between Mental Health and Aging. The conference provides education from renowned experts, time to network with other professionals in the aging network and interaction with service providers from a wide-range of for-profit and non-profit organizations.  There is no registration fee  •  CEU credits are offered  •  Light breakfast & lunch included.  Go here… Read more »

NCLC’s statement regarding CMS’ proposed rule

Federal Government Strips Legal Rights of Older Consumers in Nursing Homes FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 17, 2019 National Consumer Law Center contact: Jan Kruse (jkruse@nclc.org) or (617) 542-8010 Washington – Late yesterday, the U.S. Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released its final nursing home arbitration rule, allowing nursing homes to force residents into arbitration and depriving them… Read more »

TEARS Annual Elder Abuse Conference Tuesday, October 8, 2019

The Agency on Aging of South Central CT is looking for partners for the annual TEARS Conference.  Go here for more information.  Sponsorship, exhibitor tables and resource guide ads are available. Your Organization Benefits You will have direct contact with the over 600 professionals attending. These professionals have direct contact with thousands of consumers. Older… Read more »

Free Webcast: Legal Helpline Technology: Automated Workflow

July 25th Legal helplines and hotlines receive many calls each day that have to be screened for urgency and eligibility. Helpline providers also have to keep information organized for facilitating return calls and case management system input. Systems like automated workflow can improve the experience for both callers and helpline providers. This webcast will present… Read more »

Free webcast: Protecting Older Adults Against Telemarketing Scams

Protecting Older Adults Against Abusive Telemarketing Scams When: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) is a federal law that helps consumers challenge abusive solicitation methods. This webcast will provide a full introduction to this underutilized federal law and highlight methods advocates can use to challenge abusive debt… Read more »

Free Elder Justice Training via Lifestream on August 20th

2019 Elder Justice Training The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, State Unit on Aging is co-sponsoring a training for professionals in the aging network, attorneys, bankers, social workers, healthcare professional, APS staff and long-term care ombudsmen and their volunteers.  Kathy Greenlee, President & CEO, Greenlee Global, LLC and former Assistant Secretary of Aging,… Read more »

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