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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
Join issue experts from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office for Older Americans for a free webinar on April 9th from 2:00pm – 3:00pm highlighting the findings from its new report, Suspicious Activity Reports on Elder Financial Exploitation: Issues and Trends. The webinar will provide key facts, trends, and patterns revealed in these Suspicious Activity Reports—or… Read more »
Social Security Call Scam is on the rise again in Connecticut (2/11/19): There have been several reports from Connecticut residents that they are receiving calls that their Social Security number has been compromised. This is a scam and you should not provide any information to the caller. Hang up and report it to the Federal… Read more »
When: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 11:00 am PT/2:00 pm ET. Recognizing elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older adults over the phone presents unique challenges for legal helpline and hotline advocates, and it requires skills specific to phone communication. Elder abuse may be hidden within the issue presented by the caller, and legal aid attorneys,… Read more »
A Multi-disciplinary Training Event: CDAA National Elder & Dependent Adult Abuse, April 15-18, 2019 @ the Hyatt Regency Orange County, Anaheim, CA. This training is designed for prosecutors, investigators, law enforcement, adult protective services administrators and case workers, state and local agency personnel, medical professionals, coroners and medical examiners, and victim/witness advocates who work with… Read more »
Lifting Up Voices for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2019: Lifting Up the Voices of Older Survivors is both the title and the foundation for a new video project which features survivors throughout the Unites States sharing their stories and experiences of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and financial exploitation. Additionally, the National Center on Elder Abuse… Read more »
Romance scams are not limited to Valentine’s Day. These scams happen when a new love pretends to be interested in you as a way to get your money and it happens more than you might think. In fact 26% of Connecticut residents polled in a new AARP survey reported that they, a family member or a… Read more »
On November 9th the Coalition of Elder Justice in CT brought an array of topics impacting the elder justice world. Attendees heard from their peers on the innovative and collaborative work of the Probate Court and advocates that is creating change for those in need of support.
The National Center on Law & Elder Rights (NCLER) has launched an updated website, featuring new tools to help people and organizations access the information they need to serve older adults in their communities.
Why Few of the Millions of Elder Abuse Cases Get Reported Each Year