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Adult Protective Services to host Elder Abuse Awareness Seminar at Booth Gardens Apartments

TYLER, October 29, 2013— Tuesday, October 29, at 2:00 p.m., at Catherine Booth Gardens, Adult Protective Services will host 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 2:00 p.m., 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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