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2014

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DEC 19UC Irvine Professor, Dr. Kerry Burnight, was noted one of Orange County's most influential people for her team's work combatting elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
OCT The Orange County Elder Abuse Forensic Center reviewed its 1000th case.
AUG Division of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology is ranked 39th among the nation's top 50 providers of care for the elderly by U.S. News & World Report.
AUG Dr. Laura Mosqueda will be the keynote speaker at the Adult Protective and Advocacy Conference in Illinois on August 21, 2014. She will be speaking on the importance of addressing abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.
AUG To share your story, or to see what you can do to help, visit Ageless Alliance. Together we can make a difference.
AUG The Elder Justice Roadmap Project Report reflects input from national stakeholders to advance efforts against elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.
JUNE 15World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15
JUNE 15White House released a Presidential Proclamation for Word Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2014
JUNE 15Building up to World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, Ageless Alliance is partnering with participating Starbucks to collect donations for at risk elders across Orange County.
JUNE 1-30Want a simple thing to do for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. In June, change your email signature font color to purple, and consider adding this tag line “World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15.One Person. One Action. One Nation.”
AUG Sign up for our quarterly online newsletter, Elder Abuse Bytes
JULY 1-31There are now two ways to purchase the Geriatric Pocket Doc. Click here to find out how
MAY 8Dr. Steven Tam to present at the 2014 California Association of Superior Court Investigators Conference, on “Elder Abuse in Long-Term Care Facilities” on Thursday, May 8, 2014
APR The American Society on Aging published an article written by UCI’s own Mary Twomey, MSW, entitled “When the going gets tough: caregiving and abuse” in their bimonthly newspaper, Aging Today.
APR 25UC Irvine Health Division of Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology, along with OCASC, brings a Town Hall event to the community about preventing crimes against older adults.
APR 10Co-director of the Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and Neglect Mary Twomey, MSW and Program Manager Elaine Chen, MS are speaking at the virtual Safety in the Golden Years conference.
MAR Dr. Laura Mosqueda spoke to nearly 1,000 seniors at the South County Senior Summit and received recognition in the OC Register.
MAR 21Dr. Kerry Burnight,Ph.D will be a keynote speaker & breakout presenter for the Kaiser Permanente Family Violence Symposium on March 21st, 2014. Stop by our booth and say hello.
MAR 11-15Co-Director Mary Twomey, MSW to present on Elder Justice at the 2014 Aging in America conference in San Diego,CA. Stop by our booth # 707 and say hello.
MAR 13Laura Mosqueda, MD, Bonnie Olsen, PhD, and Kerry Burnight, PhD will be speaking at the John B. Parker Successful Aging Lecture Series. Please RSVP to Brian.goldberg@uci.edu
FEB 1-28From the National Center on Elder Abuse, 2013 a year in review : Top 10 elder justice highlights
FEB 1-28Read our latest issue of: Elder Abuse Bytes Fall 2013. New from the National Center on Elder Abuse at the Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse & Neglect!
JAN 27Dr. Laura Mosqueda to speak on" those with loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease and dementia." Elder Protection Ministry at Saddleback Church.