Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Symposium

Regional Manager Mike Maniglia goes through virtual reality training at the Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Symposium.

Annual Elder Abuse Prevention Conference Returns In-Person

older adults are at risk of falling into poverty and poor health due to increasing housing, energy, and food costs, especially those older adults living just above the poverty line who may not qualify for services. Leaders encouraged service providers to continue discussions with the state about appropriate funding for programs that support aging residents. Expert-led workshops included discussions on financial scam prevention, the importance of collaborations, and virtual reality training to help caregivers and advocates understand what it’s like to live with cognitive impairments such as hearing loss and dementia.

Adult Services hosted the Symposium in June 2022 at the Riverside Convention Center where hundreds of experts, including medical, law enforcement and county leaders, highlighted priorities and future needs in California’s fourth ‘grayest’ county. One in five of the county’s 2.5 million residents is age 60 or older, a population expected to double in coming decades. Experts say more

Annual Report 2021/2022

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