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2019 Triad Conference Speakers

 

Seniors and Prescription Drug Misuse and Addiction  - Amy Duncan, Community Outreach Coordinator,  Office of the Attorney General of Virginia

Looking for Love:  A Senior's Guide to Safe Online Dating - Shannon Freeman, Director of Programs and Outreach,  Office of the Attorney General of Virginia

Protecting Seniors Against Scams - Jamie Howell, Marketing Coordinator,  Better Business Bureau,  Greater Hampton Roads

Successful Aging, Realities, Myths, and Resources - Christine J. Jensen, PhD,  Director of Health Services Research, The Riverside Center for Excellence in Aging and Lifelong Health

Church Security & Emergency Preparedness - First Sergeant Shaun D. Jones, Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office and President, Virginia State SALT Council

Putting Purpose Into Practice: Living Healthy, Active and Free - Shirtiera Lynch, Project Safe Neighborhood Outreach Coordinator, Office of the Attorney General of Virginia and Fitness Instructor, Sportsbackers - Fitness Warriors

Introduction to Human Trafficking - Melissa McMenemy, Statewide Facilitator

Music, Movement & Memories: An Intervention to Increase Social Engagement and Positive Emotions - Cathy Tompkins, PhD, MSW,  Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, George Mason University

Elder Financial Abuse - Donna White, SVP/Compliance Director, Carter Bank & Trust; Mark Davis, VP/Investigations Officer,  Carter Bank & Trust

Senior Bullying - Gary Zalas, Retired Sergeant, Outreach Coordinator,  Virginia Beach Sheriff's Office

 

For all inquiries regarding the Family Feud game show website, this can be found on the Lifewire website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Virginia S.A.L.T. Council Meetings

Held at:  Better Business Bureau

100 Eastshore Drive, Suite 100

Glen Allen, Virginia 23059

10:00 - 11:30am

 

For Teleconferencing Information, Contact: Tom Veazey, (804) 521-6979

 

2019 Meeting Dates:

January 10

March 14

May 9

July 11

September 12

November 14

 

 

 

 

 

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TRIAD - Programs

The following is a list of some of the programs in which the Triad chapters in Virginia participate. For more information on any of these programs please email the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. We are more than happy to discuss these programs or schedule a presentation to learn more about them.

  • Adopt-A-Senior
  • Senior Citizen Police Academies
  • County/City-wide Senior Safety Seminars/Conferences
  • Crime Prevention Presentations
  • Senior Surveys
  • Emergency Beacon Lights
  • Senior Resource Guides
  • Elder Check-in/Senior Reassurance/Are You Okay?
  • Home Security Inspections
  • Crime Prevention/Safety Brochures
  • Public Safety Senior Volunteer Training
  • Emergency 911 Cell Phones for Seniors
  • Post-report Crime Prevention Counseling for Seniors
  • Senior Safety Magnets & Other Gadgets
  • Address stickers at residences
  • File of Life Program
  • Disaster Preparedness Training
  • TRIAD Pamphlets/Other Literature on Consumer Education
  • TRIAD Displays/Signs
  • Yellow Dot Program
  • TRIAD Newsletters for Seniors
  • ID Theft Information for Seniors
  • Shred-a-thons
  • Senior Lock Box

 

 

 

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Web Links and Other Resources

AARP of Virginia

www.aarp.org/states/va

Administration on Aging

https://www.acl.gov/about-acl/administration-aging

   

Alcohol Basics Guide for Older Adults

https://www.abc.virginia.gov/library/education/pdfs/older-adults-guide.pdf

Alzheimer’s Association

www.alz.org

   

American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry

www.aagponline.org

American College of Rheumatology

www.rheumatology.org

   

American Geriatrics Society

www.americangeriatrics.org

American Heart Association

www.heart.org/heartorg

   

American Red Cross

www.redcross.org

American Seniors Housing Association

www.seniorhousing.org

   

Attorney General of Virginia

www.ag.virginia.gov

Attorney General of Virginia: Consumer Protection Section

www.oag.state.va.us/consumer-protection/

   

Better Business Bureau

www.bbb.org

Blue Ridge Poison Center

www.brpc.virginia.edu

   

Caregiving Online

www.caregiving.com

911 Cell Phone Bank

www.911cellphonebank.com

   

Consumer Sentinel

www.ftc.gov/sentinel

Department of Criminal Justice Services

www.dcjs.virginia.gov

   

Department of Emergency Management

www.vaemergency.com

Department of Health and Human Services

www.hhs.gov/

   

Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

(DPOR)   www.dpor.virginia.gov/

Emergency Beacon Lights

www.911beacon.com

   

Federal Trade Commission

www.ftc.gov

File of Life Program     (804) 795-7715

www.folife.org    or     Sterling Ideas Unlimited - Joy Ferguson

   

 

Homeland Security

www.dhs.gov

   

IdentityTheft Center

www.idtheftcenter.org

IdentityTheft for Consumers

www.consumer.ftc.gov

   

 

 

Medicaid Fraud Control Unit(VA)

ag.virginia.gov/programs-initiatives/medicaid-fraud

   

Medicare: The Official U.S. Government Site

www.medicare.gov

My Optimum Health

www.myoptimumhealth.com

   

National Association of Triads

www.nationaltriad.org

National Capital Poison Center

www.poison.org

   

National Center on Elder Abuse

www.ncea.acl.gov

 

   

National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care

www.theconsumervoice.org

National Council on Aging

www.ncoa.org

   

National Crime Prevention Council

www.ncpc.org

National Do-Not-Call Registry

www.donotcall.gov or call 1-888-382-1222

   

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

www.niams.nih.gov

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

www.ninds.nih.gov

   

National Institute on Aging

www.nia.nih.gov

National Sheriff’s Association

www.sheriffs.org

   

Neighborhood Watch

www.nnw.org

Project Lifesaver International

www.projectlifesaver.org

   

Senior Navigator

www.seniornavigator.com

Social Security Administration

www.ssa.gov

   

Victim/Witness Programs in VA

www.dcjs.virginia.gov/victims-services

Virginia Adult Protective Services

www.dss.virginia.gov/family/as/aps.cgi

   

Virginia Association of Area Agencies on Aging

www.vaaaa.org

Virginia Association of Chiefs of Police

www.vachiefs.org

   

Virginia Center on Aging at VCU

www.sahp.vcu.edu/vcoa

Virginia Crime Prevention Center

www.dcjs.virginia.gov/law-enforcement/programs/crime-prevention-center

   

Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services

www.vadars.org

Virginia Department of Social Services

www.dss.state.va.us

   

Virginia Poison Center

www.poison.vcu.edu

Virginia Sheriffs’ Association

www.vasheriff.org

   

Women’s Health Initiative

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/whi

 
   


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Publications for Seniors

Virginia TRIAD: Still Leading the Way-Silver logoAll of the below are PDF documents, if you do not have adobe reader installed click here.

TRIAD Handbook (Senior Citizen Resource Manual)

TRIAD Brochure

How to Avoid Identity Theft: A Guide for Victims

Community Safety and the Senior

National Triad Alert Elder Abuse

National Triad ID Theft Alert

National Triad Senior Driver Safety Alert

Important Telephone Numbers for Seniors