Friday, March 12, 2010

Prevention of Financial Abuse of Elders: Free Seminar: April 29, 2010

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Michael P. Hein, Ulster County Executive,
Ulster County Consumer Fraud Bureau and
Ulster County Coalition of Agencies on Elder Abuse

It's All About the Money:
Financial Elder Abuse

Valuable information for law enforcement, the financial services community, elder service providers and the general public
Guest Speaker
Art Mason, CSW
Director, Elder Abuse Prevention Program
Rochester, NY

Topics include:
  • Scope of financial elder abuse in New York State
  • Community resources
  • What we can do
Thursday, April 29, 2010 1-3 pm

Ulster County Community College
Student Lounge, 203 Vanderlyn Hall
Stone Ridge, NY 12484
Seating is limited. To reserve, please RSVP by April 23 to the
Ulster County Consumer Fraud Bureau
at 845-340-3260 or by email at .

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Thursday, March 11, 2010

Staying In Place Open Meeting: March 20, 2010

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From Amy Godes:

Join us for an open meeting of 

Staying in Place.  

Saturday, March 20, 2010
from 2 - 4 p.m. 
Rescue Squad in Woodstock,

We will update everyone on our new activities and plans, as well as have two speakers:  our local geriatrician, Dr. Arthur DiNapoli, who will discuss medications and answer general questions, and Sharon Murray Cohen, of Jewish Family Services in Kingston, who will discuss our new Care Management plan.  Refreshments will be offered.
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Saturday, March 6, 2010

Courting Justice: International Women's Day Reception 3/9/2010

From Rokki Carr:
Doesn't this look fascinating?  I can't make it, but it's open to anyone who can make it for $10...

International Women’s Day Reception
"Courting Justice"
Tuesday, March 9, 2010 6:00 - 8:30 P.M.

A documentary film examining the professional and personal challenges facing six women judges of the Constitutional Court of South Africa during the transition from apartheid to democracy

Reception at 6:00, screening of film at 7:00, followed by discussion with filmmaker Ruth Cowan and international judges U.S. Court of International Trade

1 Federal Plaza, 4th floor, New York, N.Y.
(enter on Lafayette Street side, between Worth and Duane Streets)

Host organizations
International Association of Women Judges
National Association of Women Judges, New York Chapter
United States Court of International Trade

Contributing Sponsors (list in formation)
Queens County Women’s Bar Association
Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association
New York Women’s Bar Association
New York State Bar Association

Co-sponsors (list in formation)
United States Committee for UNIFEM - Metro New York Chapter
New York County Lawyers Association - Women’s Rights Committee
New York City Bar Association
New York Association of Lesbian and Gay Judges
International Association of Lesbian and Gay Judges
Staten Island Women’s Bar Association

Admission charge: $10 at the door, payable to National Association of Women Judges