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Date: January 23, 2020

Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Location: Calvary Lutheran Church, 7520 Golden Valley Road, Golden Valley, Minnesota 55427

Speaker

Sean Burke is the Public Policy Director at the Minnesota Elder Justice Center. Sean has extensive experience and understanding of the complexity of issues facing older adults including abuse, neglect and financial exploitation. Before coming to the MEJC, Sean served as an Equal Justice Works Fellow with the Senior Law Project at Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, and as an attorney with the Minnesota Disability Law Center. He holds a law degree from the University of Minnesota. When he is not working as an advocate for older and vulnerable adults, Sean attempts to keep up with his twin toddlers.

Objectives

  • Attendees will understand the key elder justice issues that were discussed and debated during the 2019 legislaitve session
  • understand changes that have been and are being made to Minnesota’s long term care system – specifically¬†a new licenisng structure for assisted living facilities
  • understand elder justice issues likely to be discussed and debated during the 2020 legislative system