EverCare, a non-profit organization providing Managed Long-Term Care Plan, Certified Home Health Agency, and Adult Social Day Program services in the Hudson Valley, is planning to host a conference highlighting the 9th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. “Lights, Camera, Action Against Elder Abuse” will be held on Friday, June 16 at the Poughkeepsie Elks Lodge #275.
Conference registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by the program from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
This free conference, which open to the public, is being hosted in conjunction with Friends of Seniors of Dutchess County. Friends of Seniors is a volunteer-based program that provides a basic support system to the Dutchess County older adult community through services such as non-emergency medical transportation, grocery shopping, visiting services, telephone reassurance, respite for primary caregivers, and referrals to other agencies.
In past years, this conference has generated attendance of over 160 community members; this year, it is anticipated that up to 200 community members, elected officials, and professionals will attend. Conference presenters include:
• Keynote speaker Arlene M. Markarian, Chief of the Elder Abuse Unit in the Nassau County District Attorney’s Office;
• New York State Senator Sue Serino;
• Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro;
• Gerontologist Lawrence Force, PhD; and
• EverCare Chief Medical Officer Mitchell Rubin, M.D.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of this event, please contact Dana Pavelock at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Space is limited and registration is required. Please register by emailing email@example.com or calling Friends of Seniors at 845.485.1277. Limited transportation will be available.