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Webcast Focuses On Elder Financial Abuse In Rural Areas

The National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER) will host a free webcast starting a 2 p.m. ET, Tuesday, Oct. 9, titled “Tools for Addressing Elder Financial Exploitation in Rural Areas.”

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Free Webcast To Tackle Issue Of Runaway Rx Drug Prices

The Dr. Lawrence H. and Roberta Cohn Forums, in conjunction with Reuters, from noon to 1 p.m. ET, Wednesday, Sept. 26, will sponsor a live webcast at ForumHSPH.org, focusing on the issue of U.S. drug prices.

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NIH To Host Free Workshop On Bone Health, Oct. 30-13

Sticks and stones aren’t the only things that can break your bones—osteoporosis is also a main cause. In fact, 50% of women and 20% of men over age 50 will break a bone because of low bone mass or poor bone quality.

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Webinar Addresses Health Disparities Among Dementia Patients

The National Alzheimer's and Dementia Resource Center on July 31 will host a webinar in which dementia specialist Andrea Garr will provide an overview of the United Family Caregivers project in Milwaukee, WI, and insights from the project.

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Free Webinar to Focus on Guardianship, Other Protections

A free webinar, set for 2 p.m. ET on July 10, sponsored by the National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER) will help lawyers understand a guardian’s responsibility and authority, as well as the roles of other agents, like default health care surrogates, health care agents, representative payees, joint account holders, and authorized signers.

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Get Ready for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

On June 15, advocates around the world will call attention to elder justice by observing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). Since 2006, the United Nations has sponsored WEAAD, noting that it “represents the one day in the year when the whole world voices its opposition to the abuse and suffering inflicted to some of our older generations.

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Free Webcast: Legal Basics--Medicaid Appeals

The National Center on Law & Elder Rights will host a free webinar beginning 2 p.m. ET on June 12, focusing on Legal Basics: Medicaid Appeals.

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National Aging & Law Conference Set for Oct. 24-26

The American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging will host the National Aging & Law Conference on Oct. 24-26 at the Crowne Plaza in Old Town Alexandria, VA. The event offers a great selection of substantive trainings for attorneys and advocates working with older adults.

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This Free Webinar Will Explain the Mysteries of DME

Durable Medical Equipment (DME) describes the equipment and supports an individual needs to help with health issues. Unfortunately, people commonly face complications in accessing DME, especially if they are dual eligible individuals.

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Free Webinar to Focus on Advance Planning for Seniors

This free webinar that will discuss ways to work with clients to select lower-risk agents, tools to document and communicate health care values, and tips for drafting documents to reduce the risk of exploitation.

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