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Events

Suggested additions to this calendar may be directed to Katie Kohler, Program and Outreach Associate.  The Ombudsman Resource Center Calendar of Events is intended to include specific events, national meetings, training sessions of the aging network and other organizations of possible interest. NORC and Consumer Voice are not responsible for the content of the meetings (except where sponsored by Consumer Voice) or for changes in the dates or locations. Please contact the sponsoring organization directly for additional information.

2022


June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)

June 15, 2022

Every year on June 15th, communities around the world join to commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). Since its inception 16 years ago, WEAAD has provided an opportunity to promote awareness of—and critical actions from all over the world that addresses—abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older people.

Older Americans Month May 2022: Age My Way

May 01, 2022 - May 31, 2022

Every May, ACL leads the nation’s observance of Older Americans Month (OAM). In 2022, ACL will be focusing on aging in place – how older adults can plan to stay in their homes and live independently in their communities for as long as possible. The 2022 theme is Age My Way, an opportunity for all of us to explore the many ways older adults can remain in and be involved with their communities.

Webinar - Recognizing the Importance of Volunteers

April 21, 2022 - April 21, 2022

Join us to learn about volunteer representative recruitment and retention. Volunteer representatives will discuss why they stay with the program and Ombudsman programs will share state and local level examples of successful recruitment and retention activities. This information may assist programs in shaping their recruitment messages.

Volunteer Appreciation Week: April 17-23, 2022

April 17, 2022 - April 23, 2022

National Volunteer Week, April 17-23, 2022 is an opportunity to recognize the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world.

Quarterly Technical Assistance (TA) Talks - Resident Councils

March 30, 2022 - March 30, 2022

NORC provides daily in-depth technical assistance, consultation, information, and referral, for Ombudsman programs. To increase direct access to technical assistance (TA) and peer support, NORC will host quarterly live technical assistance dialogues.

Money Mule Scams: Tips for Prevention, Identification, and Trauma-Informed Assistance

March 10, 2022

Attendees will learn the basics about money mule scams, including examples of these scams, tips for prevention and identification, how individuals can seek help, and available consumer education materials.

Webinar Are You Ready? Ombudsman Program Emergency Preparedness and Response

February 23, 2022

Participants will learn how Ombudsman programs may better serve residents of long-term care facilities by being prepared for emergencies and how to best respond to them.

Webinar on the new Initial Certification Training Curriculum for Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs

January 26, 2022

NORC is pleased to launch the new Initial Certification Training Curriculum for Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs! Do you provide training at the state or local level? If so, this webinar is for you!

2021


Quarterly Technical Assistance (TA) Talks

December 15, 2021 - December 15, 2021

NORC provides daily in-depth technical assistance, consultation, information, and referral, for Ombudsman programs. To increase direct access to technical assistance (TA) and peer support, NORC will host quarterly live technical assistance dialogues.

NORC Webinar - Protecting Residents from Inappropriate Evictions in Residential Care Communities

October 27, 2021

Join this webinar to learn about federal and state legal tools and advocacy strategies to defend residents of residential care communities (RCCs) from inappropriate evictions.