The 2016 Justice Alliance for Vulnerable Adults (JAVA) Summit on Elder Abuse and Exploitation will be held from 8 am to 5 pm on June 21 in the Boise State Student Union Building. The JAVA Summit is sponsored by the Center for the Study of Aging. Lunch is included and parking will be free in the Lincoln Garage.
The annual summit is a one day educational event that raises awareness and supports Idaho’s multidisciplinary efforts to prevent elder abuse and exploitation. This year’s summit theme is “Aging in Place: Safely, Securely and Independently.” The keynote speaker will be Natalie Galucia, executive director of the Village To Village Network, a group designed to support new ‘villages’ (communities) that function to link neighbors together in order to help the elderly remain in their own homes as they grow older.
Online registration opened on April 22 at javaidaho.org. Registration before June 7 is $50 and registration after June 7 is $65.