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Thursday, May 9 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Innovation, Data, and Promising Practices: Strengthening Capacity to Serve Older Adults

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More than seven million seniors are living in poverty, and more than half of senior households experience at least one legal problem in a year. Across the country, advocates are employing innovative practices to more effectively serve and reach seniors living in poverty. This session will highlight innovative outreach methods, strategies to strengthen partnerships in the community, and explore new data collection systems to better understand the older adult population.

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Sarah Galvan

Justice in Aging, Attorney
Sarah Galvan is a senior staff attorney at Justice in Aging, and works with the National Center on Law and Elder Rights (NCLER). Under a contract with the Administration on Community Living, NCLER provides training, case consultation and technical assistance to the legal and aging... Read More →

Eva LaManna

Program Specialist, Office of Elder Justice & Adult Protective Services

Karen Nicolson

CEO, Center for Elder Law and Justice
Karen L. Nicolson, Esq. has been CEO of Center for Elder Law and Justice for the past sixteen years. In addition to direct civil legal services, CELJ is a trustee for the Western New York Coalition Pooled Trust for disabled persons in Western New York. Ms. Nicolson supervises the... Read More →

Thursday May 9, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm EDT