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June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Posted by MediSked on Thu, Jun 14, 2018 @ 11:48 AM

Tomorrow, June 15, is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations (UN) launched the first World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on June 15, 2006  in an effort to unite communities around the world in raising awareness about elder abuse. WEAAD serves as a call-to-action for our communities to raise awareness about abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elders, and reaffirm our country’s commitment to the principle of justice for all. 

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Tags: older adults, Awareness

8 Signs You Work in the Human Services Industry

Posted by Tiffany Dumond on Fri, May 04, 2018 @ 12:45 PM

1. You are Flexible- Because that’s the way this industry works

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Tags: 2018, Awareness, Industry Trends, Careers

Celebrating Older Americans Month This May!

Posted by Linda Nakagawa on Tue, May 01, 2018 @ 09:20 AM

Happy May Everyone! We have many reasons to be thankful this month: beautiful weather, blossoming flowers, and Older Americans Month!

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Tags: 2018, Awareness, older adults

Inclusivity in Action

Posted by Lee Iannone on Fri, Apr 27, 2018 @ 09:27 AM

As part of the Provider Engagement Team here at MediSked I often get to visit our Provider Partners onsite as well as occasionally attend Provider Partner-hosted conferences. This year, I was fortunate enough to attend the 2018 Rooted in Advocacy Conference, hosted by The Arc of North Carolina. It was a truly incredible weekend where everyone had a seat at the table and an opportunity to share their voices and some awesome dance moves!

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Tags: 2018, Awareness, Advocacy