Friday, 18. May 2018, United Way Center of Greater Houston, 13th Annual ***** Protective Services Conference

from 18. May 2018 - 7:30 till 16:00

United Way Center of Greater Houston

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Event description
 
WORKING TO ENSURE THE HEALTH AND WELLNESS OF VULNERABLE ADULTS AFTER THE STORM
Financial, Legal, Mental, Social, and Healthcare Perspectives
Offering 4.5 CEU's
May is Elder Abuse Awareness Month and ***** Protective Services is honored to host our 13th Annual Older American's Month Conference.  This year's conference will highlight our community's recovery efforts following the damange caused by Hurricane Harvey and the historic flooding that affected so many older adults and adults with disabilities.  This conference will bring together professionals from the Houston area community for a day of training, networking and exchanging ideas that benefit vulnerable adults.  Workshops will feature presentations covering recovery, community healing and wellness, as well as preparing for the future.  In 2017 ***** Protective Services investigated over 20,000 cases of Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation in the Houston district. 
 
 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
JIM "MATTRESS MACK" MCINGVALE
 
CLOSING KEYNOTE:  JUDGE ED EMMETT 
 
SPECIAL PANEL SESSION:
"PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE: HOUSTON AND RECOVERY" 
 MODERATOR:  Aaron Wische, Senior Executive Producer of News Strategy at KPRC-TV
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Bill Spencer Investigative Reporter from KPRC 2
               Justin Stapleton, Meteorologist from KPRC 2
               Patrick G. Blood, Meteorologist from the National Weather Service
Lunch Sponsored by A Fare Extraordinaire Catering
 
 WORKSHOP SESSIONS I (9:30 - 10:30)
 Session A:  Financial Tools Banks use to prevent Exploitation
                       Tony Bryant, VP of Risk Management at Houston Federal Credit Union
Session B:  Easy Healthy Meal Plans for Chronic Health Conditions
                       Wesley McWhorter, Culinary Nutritionist
Session C:  The Ethics of Self Determination of Seniors
                      Dana S. Smith, Phd, Director of Field Education at UHD
 
WORKSHOP SESSION II (10:45 - 11:45)
Session D:  Silver Sneakers Keeping Seniors Healthy
                      Pedro Garcia, Tivity Health
Session E:  PTSD after the Storm
                     Jorge Mendoza, M.Ed., LPC-I, Family Houston
Session F:  Disaster Case Management
                     Jane Bavineau, Sheltering Arms
 
WORKSHOP SESSION III (1:15 - 2:15) 
Session G:  Elder Law 101 - Steps to Estate Planning
                      Kelley Bentley, JD Bentley Law Firm
Session H:  The Ethical Challenges of Homelessness
                     Eva Thibaudeau, Houston Coalition for the Homeless
Session I:   Community Safety of Seniors
                     Captain Karen Dupont, Houston Fire Department

 
 

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