Senior Safety Fair (VIDEO)

Montgomery County recently hosted the 5th Annual Senior Safety Forum. Local officials say it is important for residents to recognize the signs of elder abuse. Take a look.

Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

Related:

Elder Abuse a National Issue (VIDEO)

Bill Benson

There are 5 million victims of elder abuse in this country every year, but most people are not aware of this growing problem.  Learn more on this episode of Connecting our Community. Host Karen Allyn speaks with Bill Benson, the National Policy Advisor with the National Adult Protective Services Association. Besides having a whole host […]

Read more

Senior Safety Fair (VIDEO)

Officials at Senior Safety Forum at Holday Park

Montgomery County recently hosted the 5th Annual Senior Safety Forum. Local officials say it is important for residents to recognize the signs of elder abuse. Take a look. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming. Related:

Read more

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

countyreportthisweeklogo

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which includes reports on a County Council meeting with police, an elder abuse awareness event, pedestrian safety and much more. Watch the show in its entirety, below:

Read more

Resource Fair Helps Bring Awareness to Elder Abuse (PHOTOS)

World Elder Abuse Day 7

Rhoda Baruch, of Chevy Chase, shared her experience as a victim of financial exploitation during the World Elder Abuse Day Senior Safety Forum on June 10 at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Wheaton. In front of a full house made of seniors, social workers, family members, law enforcement, county and state officials, Baruch said, “I’m […]

Read more

Senior Awareness Month in Montgomery County

elderAbuse

Seniors, social workers, and family members are invited to participate at the fifth annual World Elder Abuse Day Senior Safety Forum on June 10 at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Wheaton. Elder abuse, neglect, exploitation, and financial exploitation are among the topics to be discussed during the event. According to a news release, elderly abuse […]

Read more

Bethesda Man Arrested for Abusing Elderly Mother

PHOTO | MCP

An 87-year-old Bethesda woman is in serious condition and her son is charged with abusing her. James Kirkland, 57, of the 6000 block of Beech Avenue in Bethesda, is charged with causing abuse to his 87-year-old mother. On May 1 at approximately 3 a.m., Montgomery County Fire & Rescue responded to a home in the […]

Read more

Elder Abuse Awareness, Episode #61

Connecting our Community show logo

With the number of individuals over the age of 65 anticipated to double by 2050, it is important to have a deeper understanding of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. Connecting Our Community took a close look at elder abuse. On Connecting Our Community Episode #61, host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Bonnie Klem, Supervisor, APS […]

Read more

Elder Abuse Awareness

elderly couple under stress picture

With the number of individuals over the age of 65 anticipated to double by 2050, it is important to have a deeper understanding of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. On this episode of Connecting Our Community #60, host Pat Shoemaker is joined by Bob Blancato, The  National Coordinator of the Elder Justice Coalition. Bob Blancato is a […]

Read more

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Event 2012 is a Wrap!

Marian and Cathy pic

The turn out was fantastic to this year’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event on June 15th. The County held their annual event at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Wheaton to a standing room only crowd. It looked like there were people from all age groups participating in the fun. The 1-3:30 p.m. event […]

Read more

Like this post? Sign up for our Daily Update here.

Comments

| No comments yet.



Engage us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter