World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 9, 2020 | Marian Merewitz

BLOG: Know Your Resources to Prevent Elder Abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th. Do you understand what elder abuse is? Do you know where to go if you suspect abuse? Do you know where to go for help is you or someone you love is being abused? If you suspect abuse but are not sure, don’t wonder if you should call for […]

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June 3, 2020 | Marian Merewitz

Senior Moment Update: Help for Abuse or Neglect

Julia McGlamary, a supervisor with Adult Protective Services provides information about when and who to contact if you suspect Elder Abuse. World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th. If there is a risk of immediate harm, call 911. For Adult Protective Services, (APS) call 240-777-3000  

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June 24, 2019 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue with Montgomery County Police: World Elder Abuse Awareness; DACA Changes

On this episode of Dialagondo, host Blanca Kling discusses World Elder Abuse Awareness Day events in June and, on the second half of the show, the changes in DACA. Her guest on the first half of the show is Dina Rivera Asistente Legal with Fiscalia de Condado de Montgomery. On the second half of the […]

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June 14, 2019 | Staff Writer

County Leaders Talk Elder Abuse Awareness Day

To commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County held its ninth annual Senior Safety Forum at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Silver Spring on Thursday. The event offered hundreds of seniors resources to combat elder abuse. MyMCMedia’s Jordan Lindsay spoke to Montgomery County resident Ernestine Johnson, Montgomery County Department of Health and Human […]

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June 3, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Montgomery County Hosts Safety Forum to Honor World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Montgomery County will commemorate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with its ninth annual Senior Safety Forum. The event will be held Thursday June 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Park Senior Center. Senior citizens, their family members, and other caregivers are encouraged to attend the free event and learn more about […]

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June 12, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Safety Forum in Wheaton to Focus on Seniors and County Resources to Combat Elder Abuse

Montgomery County to Hold 8th Annual Senior Safety Forum in Wheaton Seniors, family members and others who care for seniors are invited to the eighth annual World Elder Abuse Day Senior Safety Forum on June 14 at the Holiday Park Senior Center in Wheaton. The forum scheduled for Thursday, June 14 from 10 a.m. to […]

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June 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Montgomery County Officials Hosts Annual Senior Safety Forum

In honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County officials hosted the seventh annual Senior Safety Forum on Wednesday. The United Nations General Assembly designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, where people from around the world could voice their opposition to the abuse of older generations. Since the 60-and-over population in Montgomery […]

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June 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Forum In Rockville Will Focus on Maltreatment of Elders

To recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Montgomery County will host its 7th annual senior safety forum at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Drive. Seniors residents, their families and caregivers are invited to attend this free event to learn about the services and resources available for elder residents in the County. In Montgomery County […]

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May 11, 2017 | Marian Merewitz

A Dialogue With Montgomery County Police: Protecting our Elder and Vulnerable Residents (VIDEO)

On this episode of Dialagondo Con La Policia del Condado de Montgomery host Blanca Kling is joined by Megan Walsh from Adult Protective Services (APS) and Eileen Bennett from the Montgomery County Long Term Care Ombudsman program. Megan and Eileen both highlighted how their program’s work to assist our elder and vulnerable adult residents and families […]

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June 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

County’s Elder Abuse Awareness Event Focuses on Scams that Target Seniors (VIDEO)

As our local senior population grows, Montgomery County is trying to raise awareness about crimes against the elderly. An event that highlighted elder abuse was recently held at Holiday Park Senior Center. Find out more in this report, below: Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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