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2016

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MAY May is Older Americans Month! The theme this year is, “Blaze a Trail.”
MAY 19-202016 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center in Long Beach, California Pre-conference day is Wednesday, May 18.
JUNE 15June 15, 2016 marks the 11th annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). The purpose of WEAAD is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons.
JUN 15Dr. Lisa Gibbs will be the featured speaker at the Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Prevention Conference, “Safeguarding Elder and Dependent Adults Against Abuse” in Santa Barbara, California.
JUN 21Dr. Steven Tam will participate with a panel of experts to explain the signs of physical abuse and the incidence of caregiver neglect at a local conference in Long Beach, California, “Bee Smart, Bee Safe! Protect Yourself from Elder Abuse.”

2015

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JUN 15June 15, 2015 will mark the 10th annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)! The purpose of WEAAD is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons.
Jun 13-14Check out local World Elder Abuse Awareness Day events by visiting the Ageless Alliance: United Against Elder Abuse website
MAY May is Older Americans Month! The theme this year is, "Get into the Act."
MAR 23Dr. Lisa Gibbs provides geriatric expertise in an Orange County Register article on elder abuse.
FEB 12Dr. Kerry Burnight moderated a teleconference for adults living with Alzheimer's disease, their families, and professionals hosted by the Alzheimer's Foundation of America.