Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Loyola-Chicago announces 4th Summer Institute on Aging

LOYOLA UNIVERSITY CHICAGO
The Fourth Annual Summer Institute on Aging

Dates        August 11-August 14, 2008,  9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location    Loyola Law Center, 25 E. Pearson Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Aging and Financial Exploitation
The Summer Institute on Aging is a four-day, interdisciplinary course co-sponsored by Loyola’s School of Law and School of Social Work that is open to social workers, attorneys, nurses, physicians, counselors, and geriatric care managers. This highly interactive course will explore the psychosocial, ethical, policy and legal issues related to financial exploitation and consumer fraud among older adults.  Issues related to race, gender, ethnic and income differences among the elderly will be discussed. The course will feature faculty and guest speakers from a variety of disciplines.  Through simulations and group work, the course provides an excellent opportunity for true interdisciplinary collaboration.

Faculty:    Marguerite Angelari, J.D., Goedert Elder Law Professor & Director  Elder Law Initiative of The Institute of Health Law, Loyola University Chicago School of Law

Marcia Kornfeld Spira, PhD., LCSW, BCD, Associate Professor and Director, Institute on Intergenerational Study and Practice, Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work

Speakers:   
Steve Baker, Director Midwest Region, Federal Trade Commission
Dan Belko, Office of the Public Guardian
Diego Flores, Sergeant, Vice Control, Unit, Chicago Police Department
Dr. Steven C. Fox DO., Private Practice, Geriatric and Disability Medicine
Illinois Attorney General's Office   
Madelyn (Micki) Iris, PhD., Research Director, Council for Jewish Elderly
Heather Jones, LCSW, Private Practice
Jerome Lamet J.D., DCSD
Daniel P. Lindsey, J.D., Legal Assistance Foundation
Jill Morrison PLOWS, Council on Aging
The Hon. Patrick Murphy, Domestic Relations Div., Circuit Court of Cook County
Valencia Myton, PLOWS, Council on Aging
Kerry Peck, J.D., Peck, Bloom, Austriaco & Koeni g LLC
The Hon. Aurelia Pucinski, Domestic Relations Div., Circuit Court of Cook County
Peter Schmiedel J.D. Fishel & Kahn Ltd.
Sandy Stavropolis, J.D., Cook County State's Attorney's Office
Tom Wendt, J.D., Chief Legal Officer Center for Disability and Elder Law
Illinois Department on Aging

For more information contract the Elder Law Initiative at:
p(312) 915-6775    f(312) 915-7115    elderlaw@luc.edu

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