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Adult Protective Services hosts Elder Abuse Awareness Seminar

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(KYTX) - Tuesday, October 29th, at 2:00pm at Catherine Booth Gardens, Adult Protective Services hosts an Elder Abuse Awareness Seminar on Financial Exploitation.

Adult Protective Services investigates abuse, neglect, and exploitation of adults who are elderly or have disabilities.

Any adult who has a disability or who is age 65 or older over that is in a state of abuse, neglect, or exploitation is eligible to receive adult protective services.

Victims of abuse, neglect, or exploitation may get short-term help with shelter, home repairs, food, transportation, managing money, medical care, home healthcare services, and mental health services.

The seminar will begin at 2:00pm and will include games, door prizes, and refreshments. Various representatives from local businesses and organizations will speak concerning financial exploitation and ways that the elderly can protect themselves from being a victim. All are welcome as this seminar is free to the public.  

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