First Annual National Conference on Social Work With and For Men
from April 28-29, 2008, at the The Bryant Conference Center at The
University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
of Alabama School of Social Work is pleased to announce the First
Annual National Conference on Social Work With and For Men. This
interdisciplinary conference will convene educators, graduate students,
practitioners, and researchers to discuss practice experiences and/or
research findings focusing upon the normative needs and special
challenges faced by men undergoing life course transitions. The
conference also will seek to understand reasons why men may or may not
engage in preventive health care, help-seeking behavior, utilize
effective coping mechanisms, and be attracted to and use different
types of programs or interventions. The conference will not reflect
biased or stereotypical portrayals of men, but rather will reflect a
strengths-based perspective that will provide balanced and applied
information to benefit conference participants. For further info - MEN_Conf_Flyer_2008Apr.pdf
Gray and Green: How to Use Our Gray Matter to Keep Things Green
The focus will be on how climate change requires new approaches to education, jobs and other opportunities. Speakers will address these topics in relationship to older persons. Click to download flyer (.doc 36kb) (.pdf 76kb)
Tuesday, May 13, 2008 - Hudson Guild Elliott Center - 441 W. 26th Street NYC For more information, call the Gray Panthers Office (212) 799-7572 www.GrayPanthersNYC.org
May 5th (2008 English calender this year) is Mother's Day in
Nepal especially for Hindu (Matha tirtha Aunci). On this day all go to see their
Mother with some gift like clothes and goods as Mother's choice. When people
are old they hope their sons and daughters will come to see them. Elder people
are most happy when receiving gifts form their bottom of the heart. Attached is
a picture of a 90 year old women. She is very happy to be honored by her son in
law, daughter and her elder sister's son and family. If one has no Mother they
go to holy place called Mata tirtha (8 km west from Kathmandu) and they bath in
the river and pray for their late Mother's good carnation. Also, some people go
to the ageing home and give fruits and sweets in their late Mother's memory.
The First US National Elder Abuse Awareness Campaign
NCEA Elder Abuse Awareness Information Packet has been developed for the campaign, which is being
undertaken in conjunction with Older Americans Month, the NCEA
information PSA will run in theaters in May - June, and June 15th, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
along with NCPEA, CANE and NAPSA has developed a wealth of fact
sheets, tip sheets and other materials. Please see NCEA Website for
complete details. www.ncea.aoa.gov
Publication:2008 Regional Dimensions of the Ageing Situation
2008 Publication "Regional Dimensions of the Ageing Situation"
contributes to the series of events, conferences and publications
related to the first review and appraisal of the Madrid International
Plan of Action on Ageing. It highlights priorities, as well as recent
trends and policy developments, in the five UN regions of the world.
publication, which is a joint effort of UN staff and international
experts, aims to assist national governments, the international
community and the public at large to better assess the situation of
older persons five years after the Second World Assembly on Ageing. It
should better inform the debate on how to align priorities, policy
innovations and technical cooperation to implement the objectives of
the Madrid Plan of Action.
It is with profound sadness that we must inform the members of INPEA's international family of our loss of our dearly beloved, Susana Aguas, INPEA Regional Representative for Latin America and the Caribbean, on October 11, 2008. President Lia Daichman, Susana's lifelong friend and colleague, is creating a memorial tribute to Susana and her work on behalf of older persons in Argentina, Latin America, and the Caribbean, which will become a permanent part of INPEA. We ask friends and colleagues who wish to help us memorialize Susana's many accomplishments, to send them to Lia firstname.lastname@example.org so they may be posted on INPEA's Website and shared with Susana's family and loved ones. (Photos are also welcome).
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