Part One: Identifying early signs of neglect
Thursday, June 1 / Noon to 2 p.m. / Elkridge 50+ Center / Register by May 31
Join the Howard County Department of Community Resources and Services for a three-part community education series to learn more about World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD, on June 15) and Maryland's PROTECT Week (June 7 - 13).
In Part 1 of the series, Melisha Harris, Adult Protective Services Director, The Maryland Department of Human Services (DHS) will discuss the hidden signs of older adult neglect, whether self-inflicted or by others. Free, but seating is limited; refreshments will be served. Register now to reserve your spot!
WEAAD serves as a call-to-action for individuals, organizations, and communities to raise awareness about elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. PROTECT Week is a statewide awareness and public education campaign focused on protecting older adults from financial exploitation. Learn the Red Flags of Abuse and how you can help prevent elder abuse and stop financial exploitations at www.howardcountymd.gov/eldersafety.