Upcoming Training and Events
13th Anniversary of WEAAD
4th Global Summit
Watch full video of June 5, 2018 morning & afternoon sessions
Morning: Elder Justice Coordinating Council Spring Meeting
Afternoon: International & National Initiatives Updates
Celebrating 2018 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Webinar
New recording of June 7, 2018 webinar
Lively, international conversation with Bonnie Brandl (United States), Jane Mears (Australia), Bridget Penhale (England), Laura Tamblyn Watts (Canada)
Presented by: National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) and Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP)
For webinar recording, PowerPoint & other related information
NCALL & National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit Webinar
Protection Orders and Older Victims: A Survivor-Centered Approach
Thurs, June 28, 2018
29th Annual NAPSA Conference
Envisioning the Future of APS
August 28 - 30, 2018
9th Annual Summit on Elder Financial Exploitation
August 31, 2018
Hyatt Regency Orange County, Anaheim, CA
Details, agenda & workshops, registration
2018 Awards Nominations (5 different annual awards)
Deadline for nominations is July 16
2018 Adult Abuse Training Institute (AATI)
A Quarter Century of AATI: Looking Back, Looking Forward
September 25 - 27, 2018
Albany Marriott Hotel, Albany, NY 12205
46th Annual Conference of the State Society on Aging of New York
Building a Culture of Health and Well-Being for All Ages
October 24 - 26, 2018
The Gideon Putnam Hotel, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Conference information, presenter abstract application & student submission form (deadline July 15), and achievements of the 2018 award recipients
2018 SSA Award Recipients:
Greg Olsen (Advocate for Older Adults Award)
Mary Beth Quaranta Morrissey (President's Award)
Mary Ann Erickson (Walter M. Beatie Award)
WEaad around new York state
Broome County - Family Violence Prevention Council
June 8 - Live segment on WBNG-TV local noon news.
June 10 - 5:30 am, Ch 2; 12:30 pm, Ch 4, 7:00 am, WNBF 1290 Radio - sponsored by Broome County Council of Churches.
June 15 - New public service announcement released on WBNG.
June 20 - 8:30 am-12:00, Senior Safety Event & Office for Aging Senior Picnic at SUNY Broome; free document shredding; Sheriff will collect old meds.
Erie County - Council on Elder Abuse
June 15 - Caring Cards Project, Reaching out to older adults facing isolation.
Plans to distribute 3,000+ cards & letters to Meals on Wheels recipients, elder abuse survivors, and others who could use a note to brighten their day.
Contact Katie Earl for more info or to help by contributing notes, cards, pictures for distribution.
Greene County - Village of Tannersville
June 14, 6:00 pm - Tannersville Safe at Home Project Kickoff
Launch of innovative community program and task force - public is invited
Flyer with details
Monroe County - Upstate Elder Abuse Center at Lifespan
County Executive Proclamation presented at Lifespan E-MDT meeting.
Purple lights will shine on buildings around Rochester.
Community leaders will receive purple cookies to help promote awareness.
Press release to highlight activities and increase public awareness.
Fri, June 15, 11:30 am
Front Steps, Nassau County Executive Building
County Executive Laura Curran, Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder, DSS Commissioner John Imhof, DSS, APS Director Sarah Smith, District Attorney Madeline Singas, and ADA Arlene Markarian, Elder Abuse Unit Chief, will recognize WEAAD, raise public awareness, and provide information about how to help protect older adults in Nassau County.