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Free Webcast: When the Guardian is an Abuser

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. PT/2:00 p.m. ET. by the National Center on Law & Elder Rights (NCLER) Courts name guardians to protect adults from abuse, neglect, or exploitation; however, in some circumstances, guardians are perpetrators of such actions. Guardians wield immense power over adults in their care. More information is needed on the extent… Read more »

Cross-Cultural Communications Symposium: Moving from Empathy to Action

Cross-Cultural Communications Symposium: Moving from Empathy to Action A statewide one-day symposium for anyone seeking to communicate more effectively Thursday, June 6th | 8:30am to 4:30pm Connecticut Convention Center, Hartford, Connecticut Registration is Now Open!  “People make decisions based on shared cultural values.”  Nat Kendall-Taylor. CEO, Frameworks Institute We instinctively know that telling the right story… Read more »

Congrats to our colleague Kevin Brophy honoree 2019 Carlson Forum

2019 CARLSON FORUM: The Aging Experience: Discrimination in the Workplace June 6, 2019 ~ 8:30am -11:30am Il Monticello Banquet Facility, 577 S Broad St, Meriden, CT 06450 (Wallingford/Meriden town line) Keynote Speakers:  Attorney Kimberly Jacobsen, Attorney Cheryl A. Sharp, Deputy Director of the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights & Opportunities (CHRO) Carlson Award Honoree:  Attorney Kevin Brophy, Director of Elder Law, CT Legal Services… Read more »

CT Conference ~ “Aging Matters: Creating My Bucket List”

This Aging Matters conference will be held on May 3, 2019 from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm at the Keeney Center in Wethersfield, CT. Presented by:  Connecticut Coalition on Aging and Developmental Disabilities, The CT Department of Developmental Services. DORS CT State Unit on Aging, The CT Chapter of the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental… Read more »

Call for artists: The Road to Elder Justice -WEAAD Virtual Art Gallery

The Road to Elder Justice – WEAAD Virtual Art Gallery The Elder Justice Roadmap helped prioritize how to address and prevent elder abuse. Now the aim is to celebrate and build on all of its accomplishments in the WEAAD (World Elder Abuse Awareness Day) Virtual Art Gallery. You are invited to create and submit art that provides an… Read more »

Free AARP event: Learn from an expert how to outsmart a con artist

Join the AARP Fraud Watch Network for a presentation by Frank W. Abagnale to learn how the world’s leading expert can help you outsmart con artists. This is a free event. Thursday, June 6, 2019| 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.: Doors Open 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Main Event Mohegan Sun Convention Center, Sky Convention Center –… Read more »

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