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Events

Rocky Mountain Conference on Aging April 28

April 13, 2010

If you live with or care for an older adult, the Wednesday, April 28 conference, "Financial Abuse and Exploitation: Prevention Strategies and Tools," will be a valuable resource for you.

Wednesday, April 28
8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
The Ranch
Loveland, Colo.

The 2010 Rocky Mountain Conference on Aging will give tips for preventing financial abuse of the elderly. The information will prove to be valuable for caretakers and those who live in households with the elderly.
 

The one-day conference will focus on “Financial Abuse and Exploitation: Prevention Strategies and Tools.” The conference is from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 28, at The Ranch in Loveland

Vital information for caretakers

The conference is designed for people who care for elderly individuals or who live with older adults. Participants will learn to recognize the signs of financial abuse and exploitation and how to reduce those occurrences.

Keynote speaker Tammi Vacha-Haase, Colorado State professor in the department of psychology.

Real-world strategies for preventing, reducing abuse

Tammi Vacha-Haase, a professor in the department of psychology at Colorado State University’s College of Natural Sciences, is a key-note presenter at the conference. Vacha-Haase will offer attendees real world ways to help individuals prevent and reduce financial abuse and exploitation of older adults.

Cultural implications and family dynamics along with trusted relationship boundaries will be discussed to provide additional information about how the elderly can be protected from financial exploitation.

Elder quality-of-life issues

The Rocky Mountain Conference on Aging is a partnership among Colorado State University Extension, Colorado State University College of Applied Human Sciences’ Center on Aging and the University of Northern Colorado College of Natural and Health Sciences’ gerontology program.

Discount for registering before conference day


Contact: Dell Rae Moellenberg
E-mail: DellRae.Moellenberg@ColoState.edu
Phone: (970) 491-6009