World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is June 15th.

Please join Reminger and the Division of Senior and Adult Services in making June 2014 "Elder Abuse Awareness Month" by the showing of solidarity during the month of June. DSAS is hosting an Elder Abuse Awareness Forum on Friday June 27th to commemorate, honor and remember all victims of elders and adults with disabilities who are abused, neglected and financially exploited every year. 

Join Adam Fried, Probate Administration, Trust Administration and Guardianships Co-Chair, at the Elder Abuse Awareness Community Forum.

Several other special guests will be participating in the event, including Dr. Georgia Anetzberger, Judge Laura Gallagher and Dr. Ethel Smith.

Friday, June 27, 2014

Beachwood Community Center

25325 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood, Ohio 44122

 12:30 pm Registration & Check-In

1 pm - 3 pm Case Presentation & Interdisciplinary Discussion

Panel of experts from Probate Court, Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth and the Division of Senior & Adult Services

Last year in Cuyahoga County Ohio over 2,000 adults were known victims of abuse, neglect, self-neglect and exploitation. Unfortunately, no one is immune. It occurs in every zip code, and can happen to anyone, a family member, a neighbor, even you. It is estimated that only about one in five of those crimes are ever discovered. The purpose of this Forum is to raise awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect.

To Register:

Registration is free, however pre-registration is 

required as space is limited. Call Annette Edwards

at 216.420.6740 or email annette.edwards@jfs.oh.gov

 Please give your name, agency, phone number.

Deadline for registration is Friday, June 20, 2014.

 

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