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In Plain Sight: Elder Protection (Empowerline Forum Series)

December 10, 2019
8:30 am
- 12:00 pm

Free

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Heffner Hall, Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church

4882 Lavista Road
Tucker, 30084
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Hosted by:

Connie White, Empowerline
cwhite@atlantaregional.org
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Elder abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation are not always recognizable at first glance. In this half-day forum, experts will address the less-obvious sides of these phenomena, how to become alert to red flags, and what to do about them. Attendees will also learn how to share information about the enormity of the problem in order to prevent older individuals from becoming victims.

For more information, go to empowerline.org/forums.

This is a free event.

Speakers include:

  • Jeanne Canavan
    Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney, DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office, Elder Exploitation Unit
  • Stephen DeBaun
    Attorney-at-Law Specializing in Elder Law
  • Will Johnson
    State Resource Prosecutor for Elder and Disabled Abuse, Prosecuting Attorneys’ Council of Georgia
  • Pat King
    Manager, Forensic Special Initiatives Unit, Georgia Department of Human Services, Division of Aging Services
  • Steve Krumm
    Managing Attorney, Senior Citizens Law Project, Atlanta Legal Aid
  • Cathy Mendelsohn
    Communications and Outreach Specialist, Consumer Protection Division, Georgia Department of Law
  • Sharee Rines
    Training and Policy Team Supervisor, Adult Protective Services, Georgia Division of Human Services, Division of Aging Services

Looking for the latest guidance on the Covid-19 virus?

The CDC has created this video: “Covid019: What Older Adults Need to Know.”  You can also read CDC’s full list of pandemic-related recommendations.

If you are looking to connect with resources and services for older persons and individuals and disabilities in metro Atlanta, please contact us at empowerline.org or 404-463-3333.

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