GGS Spring Symposium
Resources from our March 22, 2013 Symposium on LGBT and older adults:
Healthy Aging Webinar Now Available
Listen to GGS Board member, Dr. Carol Gardner, deliver a Webinar on Healthy Aging. This is part of a professional development series developed by GGS and LeadingAge Georgia.
If You’re Not at the Table, You’re Probably on the Menu - Kathy Floyd and Jamie Cramer
Listen in as Kathy Floyd, Executive Director of the Georgia Council on Aging, and Jamie Cramer, Senior Services Manager for Gwinnett County discuss the recently ended Georgia Legislative Session.
Gwinnett Senior Food Security Project
Click here to watch some of the good work going on at Gwinnett County Senior Services as they feed homebound older adults.
R2P Webinar Announcement - Educating and Preparing Preprofessional Students on Adult and Elder Abuse: Implications for University Curriculum, and Insights
Date: September 22, 2014
Time: 2 PM EST - 3:30 PM EST
This two-part panel presentation will provide an overview and summary of findings from a research study that assessed levels of elder abuse awareness among social work, nursing, health professions, and criminal justice students. This overview will be followed by a presentation on The Risk and Resiliency Internship Project (RRIP), created by NYC Elder Abuse Center (NYCEAC) and The Legacy Project, designed to expose undergraduates to the wisdom and robust experience of older generations as well as to the issue of elder abuse.
Christina Policastro, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology, Georgia Southern University
Risa Breckman, LCSW-R, Assistant Professor of Gerontological Social Work in Medicine and the Director of the NYC Elder Abuse Center at Weill Cornell Medical College's Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Karl Pillemer, PhD, Hazel E. Reid Professor of Human Development at Cornell University and Professor of Gerontology in Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical College
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