Events

Upcoming Training and Events


New recording
13th Anniversary of WEAAD
4th Global Summit
Watch full video of June 5, 2018 morning & afternoon sessions

Morning:  Elder Justice Coordinating Council Spring Meeting
Meeting details
Afternoon:  International & National Initiatives Updates
Agenda


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


Ulster County Elder Abuse Prevention Task Force Conference
Older Victims: Under Recognized, Under Reported

Wednesday, June 20, 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
SUNY Ulster, Stone Ridge Campus, Stone Ridge, NY  12484

Keynote: Art Mason, Lifespan
                    Why Elder Mistreatment is an Emerging Social Issue
Panel Discussion: Community Response to Elder Abuse
Agency Networking Following Panel Discussion

Free & open to the public, but registration required.
Flyer with program details & registration


NCALL & National Center on Protection Orders and Full Faith & Credit Webinar
Protection Orders and Older Victims: A Survivor-Centered Approach
Thurs, June 28, 2018

Learn how you can better support an older survivor before, during, and after the court process.
Webinar overview, presenters, and registration
Battered Women's Justice Project Website


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
Save-the-Date flyer



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

June 9 - Guest essayist column in Democrat & Chronicle

June 15
County Executive Proclamation presented at Lifespan E-MDT meeting.

160+ Lifespan staff encouraged to wear purple in recognition of WEAAD.

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.


Nassau County
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.