Staying in Charge: Advocating for Self and Others as We Age – Raising Awareness and Response to Elder Abuse

Please plan to attend this event, presented by Kathy Greenlee, JD, titled Staying in Charge: Advocating for Self and Others as We Age – Raising Awareness and Response to Elder Abuse

Ms.Greenlee is Vice President for Aging and Health Policy at the Center for Practical Bioethics. She is the former U.S. Assistant Secretary for Aging at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

One in ten older adults have experienced some form of elder abuse – physical, sexual, emotional, financial, abandonment or self-neglect. Join older adults, caregivers and professionals – including law enforcement, clinicians, social workers, EMTs and firefighters – to learn:

Who’s at risk?

  • What older adults can do to stay in charge?
  • How can older adults advocate for themselves and others?
  • What can we all do to prevent elder abuse?

Details

May 18, 2017, 1:00 – 2:30 pm at the JCC

Greenlee’s presentation will be followed by your chance to tell stories, share insights, ask questions and enjoy light refreshments.

RSVP

Admission is FREE; reservations requested. Online: https://practicalbioethics.org/events-education/events-calendar#lecture

Email: CLeyland@practicalbioethics.org or SandraGR@thejkc.org

Call: 816-979-1357 or 913-327-8044

The program will also be live streamed on the Center for Practical Bioethics’ Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/practicalbioethics/

Sponsorship

Co-Sponsors include:
Center for Practical Bioethics
Jewish Community Center
Jewish Family Services
Rabbinical Association of Greater Kansas City
Village Shalom

Information

Trudi Galblum – tgalblum@practicalbioethics.org or 913-961-0129
Sandra Greason – SandraGr@thejkc.org or 913-327-8042