News & Events

Advocacy to Mitigate Problems with Prolonged Isolation in LTC Facilities

30 Jul 2020

CARIE and Community Legal Services of Philadelphia (CLS) released an issue brief to address the current crisis in long term care (LTC) facilities  caused by the prolonged isolation of residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Among the 10 recommendations are allowing … Read More

Webinar: What Restorative Justice for Older Adults Looks Like

28 Jul 2020

Webinar: What Restorative Justice for Older Adults Looks Like

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Join CARIE and Good Shepherd Mediation on July 28th from 2PM-3:30PM for a webinar to de-mystify what a Restorative Justice process in our program actually looks like. In … Read More

Visitation Saves Lives

1 Jul 2020

PA OFFICE OF THE LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN AND CARIE DECLARE
JUNE 30, 2020
VISITATION SAVES LIVES DAY OF ACTION
Residents’ right to visitation curtailed during COVID-19 epidemic

HARRISBURG — The Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman and the Center for Advocacy … Read More

Upcoming Webinar – What You Need to Know About Medicaid Financial Eligibility for CHC LTSS

22 Jul 2020 Event

CARIE is facilitating a webinar about Medicaid financial eligibility for Community HealthChoices’ (CHC) Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) for both the initial application and annual renewal.  Successfully navigating this process was challenging pre-COVID but even more so now.  The … Read More

More than a Statistic: A Discussion for Older Adults on Trauma and Resilience

11 Jun 2020

CARIE is proud to host Katie Block MSW, MPH from The National Clearing House for Abuse in Later Life (NCALL) who will lead a discussion intended for older adults, family members, caregivers and professionals.

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How We’re Ignoring an Impending Crisis – What an Aging Population Means for Society

7 May 2020

CARIE Guest Columnist, Ray E. Landis

 

Things are moving at a very fast pace in our world right now. It’s an age of instant crisis and instant analysis, as printed news tries to keep up with televised news which … Read More

Webinar: Older Adult Restorative Justice Program

20 May 2020

 

This FREE webinar introduces the Older Adult Restorative Justice Program, a new program that is a partnership between CARIE’s PAVE (Providing Advocacy for Victimized Elderly) program and Good Shepherd Mediation Program. Since 1977, CARIE has been providing advocacy, consultation
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Sexual Assault Awareness Month

30 Apr 2020

Sexual Assault Awareness Month 

By Molly Hunt, LSW, and Shannon Graham, LSW 

 

As April comes to a close, CARIE wants to lift up the issue of sexual violence and remind our community to also advocate through the lens of Read More

Crime Victims’ Rights Week

22 Apr 2020

Crime Victims’ Rights Week
By Shannon Graham, LSW, and Molly Hunt, LSW

 

Each April there is an event of great importance: National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Since the early 1980’s this has been a week dedicated to learning the … Read More

Caring for Older Adults’ Mental Health During COVID-19

24 Mar 2020

Caring for Older Adults’ Mental Health During COVID-19

Molly Hunt, LSW

During an infectious disease outbreak there is often a great deal of misinformation, fear, anxiety, and overexposure to social media and news outlets. First and foremost, we must recognize … Read More