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Older Americans Month 2016

Each year, DSS joins organizations across the United States in celebrating Older Americans Month (OAM). Begun in 1963 and currently led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL), the observance acknowledges contributions to society.

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Child Neglect Commission Releases Final Report

An estimated four to eight children die from abuse and neglect every day in the US. Approximately half of these children are less than a year old and 75 percent are less than 3 years old. These are some of the findings from the final report of CNC.

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The Role of Female Leadership in Social Work

Women in the social work profession have historically been prominent in establishing the practice. Between formal social work policy issues, DSS has continued to represent and advocate for women’s empowerment in the social work profession.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2016

Every year an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. And that’s only part of the picture: Experts believe that for every case of elder abuse or neglect reported, as many as 23 cases go unreported.

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Featured Events

Health and Well-Being Conference

Our 5th interactive 2016 conference will focus on practical strategies to optimize the potential of creating safe housing for healthcare needs of the poor and needy.

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