Conference on Aging and Elder Abuse Awareness
Organization: Kasem Cares
|Event Date/Time: Apr 21, 2016 / 6:00 pm - (PST)||End Date/Time: Apr 23, 2016 / 5:00 pm - (PST)|
|Abstract Submission Date: Dec 15, 2015||Time: 17:00:00 - (PST)|
Kasem Cares is proud to announce the 2016 Kasem Cares Conference on Aging will be held in Orange County, California April 21-23, 2016. Attendees from across the nation and abroad attend the conference to learn, network and participate in this conference covering issues of aging, elder abuse awareness and prevention and quality of life for older adults. The conference features informative educational programs, meaningful exhibits and stimulating speakers – a collaborative effort among community-based service providers, caring individuals, and area agencies on aging.
Physicians, Nurses, and Health Educators will be eligible to receive continuing education credits from the NPHE. Earn up to 15 CEU's. The KCCA is one of your best opportunities to earn continuing education credit, demonstrate continued professional development to employers, or simply to increase your awareness. Here’s how to get the most from your KCCA continuing education experience.
Topics for Consideration:
Barriers for seniors, types of elder abuse, Financial elder abuse and reform, Identifying elder abuse in your profession | Emotions vs Evidence, Advocating for seniors and the mountain of challenges-from document changes, POA changes, etc., Fighting your family to protect Innocent elder—persevering, staying on track, etc. | Law enforcement and elder abuse, Fighting elder abuse from another country i.e. Canada vs USA-the expenses, time, travel | Police, lawyers, doctors, accountants, banks, friends—where do they all fit in to help the fight? | The seniors silence—afraid of abusers, afraid of the public, Navigating the legal system, Health benefits of medicare, Aging well, The aging brain, Legal panel – Aging, elder abuse and the legal system, Gerontology Elder abuse panel – clinical practitioners, resources for those working with victim/survivors, Understanding alzheimer’s disease & other dementia, Technology, innovation and changes in health care, The dangers of Isolation, The visitation bill current progress, Guardianship reform | Helping seniors avoid financial abuse, End of life planning, The gift of giving your loved one(s) a properly planned trust, Hospice care help, Caregiver fatigue | Survivors of elder abuse panel, Domestic violence to elder abuse, Ageism, Dental neglect and abuse in older adults | Elder abuse – investigation/prosecution.