FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Loyola Hosts Annual Summer Institute on Aging
Fifth Annual Event Co-Hosted by Loyola’s Elder Law Initiative and School of Social Work
Loyola University Chicago’s Fifth Annual Summer Institute on Aging, a four-day, interdisciplinary course co-sponsored by the law school’s Elder Law Initiative and the School of Social Work, will explore the psychosocial, ethical, policy, and legal issues related to domestic violence and elder abuse. The institute will also include an examination of racial, gender, ethnic, and income differences among the elderly.
Keynote speakers include the Honorary Aurelia Pucinski, domestic relations division, Circuit Court of Cook County; Sandy Stavropoulos, JD, Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, and Kathleen Quinn, executive director, National Adult Protective Services Agency (NAPSA).
- Marcia Spira, PhD, LCSW, associate professor and director of Loyola’s Institute for Intergenerational Study and Practice, School of Social Work
- Teresa Kilbane, PhD, associate professor, Loyola University Chicago
- Marguertie Angelari, JD, Goedert Elder Law professor and director of Loyola’s Elder Law Initiative
July 27-30, 2009
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Maguire Hall Room 260
1 E. Pearson
Water Tower Campus
The School of Law’s Elder Law Initiative is committed to helping students understand the legal needs of the elderly and the School of Social Work educates its students to better comprehend the contemporary clinical, community, and social issues facing the elderly community today. Together, these two schools created the Summer Institute on Aging, which provides an excellent opportunity for students and professionals in both fields to come together to share ideas and offer solutions to problems facing the elderly population.