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LGBTQ Pride Month

June 18, 2018 by ncall

This Pride month marks five years since the Supreme Court Windsor decision, and three years since Obergefell v. Hodges, which gave full marriage equality in all states and territories. While this is a significant advancement, the rash of new proposed laws and the...

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WEAAD 2018 Webinar Now Online for Streaming

June 8, 2018 by ncall

On June 7, 2018,  NCALL and the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) hosted a 90-minute webinar in recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. This webinar featured a 50-minute international conversation between Bonnie Brandl (United States), Dr. Jane Mears (Australia), Bridget...

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018

June 1, 2018 by ncall

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched in 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization  at the United Nations as a way for communities to raise awareness of elder abuse and neglect around the...

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May is Mental Health Month: #CureStigma

May 1, 2018 by ncall

Mental Health Month, recognized in May, provides an opportunity to bring awareness to and de-stigmatize mental health conditions. Throughout 2018, including Mental Health Month, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is promoting the theme #CureStigma. One in five Americans is affected...