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ULM Gerontology: Seminar on elder abuse Feb. 18 via Zoom

Published Feb. 13, 2021

WHAT: ULM Gerontology seminar “When Love Hurts: Elder Abuse by Trusted People”

WHEN: 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021


COST: Free

REGISTRATION: Email Anita Sharma, Ph.D., asharma@ulm.edu, to register and receive Zoom meeting information


The University of Louisiana Monroe Gerontology program, in collaboration with the Louisiana Governor’s Office of Elderly Affairs, will present a special seminar on elder abuse and neglect from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, via Zoom.

The free seminar, “When Love Hurts: Elder Abuse by Trusted People,” is organized by Anita Sharma, Ph.D., ULM Gerontology program director.


Speakers with the state Elderly Protective Services and Louisiana Ombudsman Program will present case histories and reporting guidelines.

Topics will cover different types of abuse, including domestic violence, abuse in institutional settings, and abuse by trusted people who may not be family members. 

Registration is required. Email Sharma at asharma@ulm.edu to register and receive the Zoom meeting information.