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Tri-County Office on Aging to Host Seniors in the Know Expo

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Posted at 2:09 PM, Jun 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-07 14:09:43-04

LANSING, Mich. — Tri-County Office on Aging (TCOA) is pleased to present the “Seniors in the Know Expo” on Thursday, June 27 from 1:00-4:00pm at the Eaton Area Senior Center (804 S. Cochran Ave., Charlotte.) The event will feature remarks from Scott Teeter from the Office of the Attorney General and Chairman of the Michigan Elder Abuse Task Force. A panel of local experts will be available for a question and answer session on responding to and preventing exploitation and abuse of older adults. Additional agencies will be staffing resource tables, and refreshments are provided.

TCOA is pleased to be working closely with RSVP-Lansing, End Violent Encounters (EVE) Inc, SIREN/Eaton Shelter, and Legal Services of South Central Michigan to increase awareness and improve collaboration and response to elder abuse. Additional partners in planning the symposium include the Alzheimer’s Association, the Senior CommUnity Care of Michigan PACE program, and Eaton County Adult Protective Services.

All are welcome! Check-in begins at 12:30pm. Registration is requested, but not required, by June 20, 2019. For more information about the event or to register, please contact Sherry Davis at 517-887-1467.

The project was made possible with funding from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Aging and Adult Services Agency through the Prevent Elder and Vulnerable Adult Abuse, Exploitation, and Neglect Today (PREVNT) grant. For more information about TCOA programs and services, or to learn about volunteer or donation opportunities, please visit the agency’s website at www.tcoa.org [tcoa.org] or call 517-887-1440.

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