Agency on Aging

TEARSTM - Annual Elder Abuse Conference

The Intersection Between Mental Health and Aging

The conference provides education from renowned experts, time to network with other professionals in the aging network and interaction with service providers from a wide-range of for-profit and non-profit organizations.  There is no registration fee  •  CEU credits are offered  •  Light breakfast & lunch included

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.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 pm
Toyota Oakdale Theater, Wallingford, CT

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Please note that the registration is closed 

Plenary Sessions

Mental Health & Elder Abuse

An Overview Legal Implications

Harry E. Morgan, M.D.
The Center for Geriatric and Family Psychiatry, Inc.

Attorney Carmine Perri
Czepiga Daly Pope & Perri











Gail Steketee, PhD, MSW
Dean Emerita & Professor Emerita
Boston University School of Social Work

LGBT & Elder Abuse

Sadiya Abjani
Manager of Training and Online Learning


Thank you for making this day possible

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What did people say about the 2018 conference?

  • Overall great conference
  • Great event, Thank you
  • Eric Rodko's presentation amazing.
  • Great resource, Thanks
  • Thanks for a great day!
  • Well rounded program. Educational with hands on advise, very informative.
  • Wonderful program and networking opportunity.
  • It was great. Thank you
  • Good resource booklet, good information.
  • I especially enjoyed the testimonials of the victims and the professionals that deal with this course. Thank you for a comprehensive intro to the rampant fraud that victimizes so many.
  • Great job every year
  • Really happy I attended, A lot of interesting  speakers! I liked Atty Perri's presentation of what happens after, as often not discussed. Very informative.   
  • Excellent 
  • Thank you for all your hard work, time and effort. Good lunch as well. Excellent presenters, especially Eric-really impacted my thinking and need to be more self protective.
  • Excellent conference. Speakers knew their stuff and each added great information/ re-financial fraud.
  • Well Done!
  • Thank you for providing this wonderful and informative free event.!!