Agency on Aging

TEARSTM - Annual Elder Abuse Conference


Online conference - October 8 and 9 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
There is no registration fee  •  CEU credits are offered 

The TEARS Elder Abuse Conference has been approved for 6 Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social  Work Licensure renewal.

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Elder Abuse in the Covid Era

We know that social isolation is one of the greatest risk factors for elder abuse.  So how do we address elder abuse in a time when older adults are at an even higher risk of social isolation due to a global pandemic?  Hear from renowned experts on ways to identify and address risk-factors of elder abuse in this unprecedented time.



Louise Aronson, MD MFA
Geriatrician and Author


E-Shien (Iggy) Chang, M.A., MPhil. 
Ph.D. candidate,
Yale School of Public Health


Donna B. Fedus, M.A.
Gerontologist &
Founder of Borrow My Glasses


Glennie Harris-Roberts, LMSW, LMT
Social Work Supervisor,
CT Dept. of Social Services

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