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News and Events

2011

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DEC 12Access materials from our December webinar, "Stopping Elder Financial Abuse: Promising Practices and How to Bring Them to Your Community," funded by the Archstone Foundation
NOV 16The Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse is grateful to the Archstone Foundation for its support through the years. Please view its impressive five-year report.
NOV 10All are welcome to call in with questions and concerns to this toll-free, nationwide calling service between 6:00am and 3:00 pm PST
NOV 04UC Irvine geriatrician, Dr. Laura Mosqueda, will speak about Elder Abuse at the 23rd Annual Arizona Geriatrics Society Fall Symposium at the Desert Willow Conference Center in Phoenix
NOV 02Congratulations to Center of Excellence co-Director, Mary Twomey, for receiving the Sentinel Award from the Elder Financial Protection Network!
OCT 23Congratulations to UC Irvine gerontologist Kerry Burnight for receiving the 2011 Senior Care Humanitarian Award for being an Outstanding Administrator!
OCT 22The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a resource for older Americans and their families to help address the problem of elder financial abuse.
OCT 21Look for the Center of Excellence booth at the 2011 Brea Senior Health Fair and Flu Clinic!
SEP 21JAMA and IHI team up to present the Author in the Room webinar series. This month features UC Irvine geriatrician Dr. Laura Mosqueda to discuss her recent published work from 2-3pm ET
SEP 20The 22nd Annual National Adult Protective Services Conference will be held in Buffalo, NY from September 20-23 and will be titled "Stemming the Tide of Adult Abuse"
SEP 20UC Irvine gerontologist, Kerry Burnight, will be presenting at the 2011 Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) National Training Conference at the Hyatt Regency in Long Beach.
SEP 01UC Irvine receives $1.7-million federal grant to be the National Center on Elder Abuse, serving as clearinghouse for information, research and best practices.
AUG 31The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently published an article on elder abuse and neglect co-written by UC Irvine geriatrician Dr. Laura Mosqueda
AUG 30UC Irvine's geropsychologist, Dr. Bonnie Olsen, and geriatrician Dr. Lisa Gibbs, aim to teach detectives to build successful adult neglect cases in private residences and facilities
AUG 25The Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse hosts its first webinar, "Medical Markers of Elder Abuse," presented by UC Irvine geriatrician Dr. Laura Mosqueda
AUG 13Kathleen Gouldy and Thomas Wallin of Aliso Viejo, California will take on the Leadville 100-mile Mountain Biking Race while raising money and awareness for the Center of Excellence.
JUL 29UC Irvine geriatrician, Dr. Laura Mosqueda, will be presenting at the 8th Annual Disability Rights Workshop, "Take Back the Power!" for older adults and people with disabilities
JUL 28After two years of hard work, the California Elder Justice Workgroup has published "Improving California's Response to Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation: A Blueprint"
JUN 15World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was a blast! Find out what you can do to help in your community and online by clicking this link!
JUN 15The World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Package is a series of free webinars presented by several experts in the field and hosted by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
JUN 03The Violence Prevention Coalition of Orange County is recognizing UC Irvine geriatrician Dr. Laura Mosqueda at their 15th Annual Ambassador of Peace Ceremony
MAY 18Come visit the Program in Geriatrics booth at the 5th Annual Faculty and Staff Wellness and Safety Fair at the Anteater Recreation Center from 10:30am-1:30pm
MAY Elder Abuse Bytes' spring newsletter highlights current events in the world of elder abuse, including an international webinar hosted by UC Irvine staff
APR 27-29Booth 808 will be represented by Center of Excellence staff, who will present elder abuse at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging in San Francisco
APR 26Center of Excellence staff will present on elder abuse at the 2011 Annual Conference of the American Society on Aging in San Francisco.
APR 15UC Irvine's own Dr. Laura Mosqueda will be a featured speaker on elder abuse at the upcoming Academy of Violence and Abuse Biennial Scientific Assembly
APR 14Mary Twomey, MSW, of UC Irvine will be lecturing on elder abuse to the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP), which provides free counseling on Medicare options
APR 08Justice Department honors UC Irvine's Elder Abuse Forensics Center and its founder, Dr. Laura Mosqueda, for efforts to prevent elder abuse.
APR 01The 4th Annual South County Senior Summit, called "Everything you Ever Wanted to Know About Aging, but were Afraid to Ask!" and will feature speakers including Drs. Mosqueda and Burnight
MAR 02UC Irvine study is cited by ABC News while covering legendary actor Mickey Rooney's gripping testimony on his own experience with elder abuse
FEB Psychologist Bonnie Olsen, Ph.D. provides training on Client Decision-Making Capacity for APS workers and Public Guardians in partnership with Statewide APS Training Project