Dementia, including Alzheimer’s Disease, can be difficult for older adults, their caregivers and family members to manage. While there are many difficult behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia, aggressive behaviors are among the most challenging. As Bryan Hansen, PhD(c), MSN, RN, FNE-A Hansen points out in his recent NYC Elder Abuse Center guest blog, aggressive behaviors are common for older adults who have dementia and often meet the definition of abuse. In addition, caregivers coping with challenging behaviors are at an increased risk to respond in an abusive manner, which can create situations where both individuals may perpetuate and/or experience elder abuse. More →
Welcome to the NYCEAC Events Page! Listed immediately below are upcoming elder justice and aging events accessible to those in the New York City area. Events include webinars, trainings, symposiums and more. These events can also be browsed using the events calendar, located on the left sidebar on every page of the site. To submit an event, please click here.
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Events Outside the New York City Area
Listed below are events for the elder justice community scheduled to take place outside of the New York City Area. These events are not listed on the sidebar calendar.
The National Adult Protective Services Association’s annual conference will be held October 29-30, 2014 in Portland, Oregon. The theme of the conference is Stronger Together: Celebrating 25 Years Protecting America’s Vulnerable Adults. The conference will be followed by the 5th Annual Summit on Elder Financial Exploitation on the October 31, 2014. Registration is now open.
The 2014 Consumer Voice Annual Conference will be held in Arlington, Virginia from November 15-19, 2014. There will be speakers in the field, long-term care policy updates from key experts, and tools and resources for advocacy. Registration and the conference agenda details will be coming soon. For questions, contact: email@example.com.
The 14th National Indian Nations Conference: Justice for Victims of Crime will be held December 11-13, 2014, on the Agua Caliente Reservation in Southern California. The theme of the conference is Generational Voices Uniting for Safety, Justice, and Healing and will focus on serving elder justice professionals as well as other victim advocates