Preventing and Addressing Elder Abuse during COVID-19 - Virtual Briefing

November 27, 2020 at 3:46 PM

From the NZFVC

DATE

Friday 4 December 2020

TIME

6-7am, NZDT (3 December, 12noon-1pm, EST)

LOCATION

Online (US based)

ORGANISED BY

National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse (NHCVA), Elder Justice Coalition, Alzheimer’s Association and the Alzheimer's Impact Movement

COST

Free

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, seniors are at increased risk for elder abuse and face unique barriers to receiving assistance.

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In this webinar you will hear from leading health and advocacy experts to lift up these issues to better understand how seniors are more susceptible to abuse during this time and share timely policy solutions.

Honorary Congressional Host: Rep. Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Chair of Bipartisan Elder Justice Caucus

Speakers:

  • Tonya McFadden, MS, MSA, Director, Strategies for Health Equity at American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) (moderator)
  • XinQi Dong, MD, MPH, Director, Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Laura Thornhill, Senior Associate Director, Regulatory Affairs at Alzheimer’s Association
  • Robert B. Blancato, National Coordinator, Elder Justice Coalition

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