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 exploitationPROTECT 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

If an elderly or vulnerable person in your family or in your community is being abused, neglected or exploited, call Adult Protective Services at 1-800-91-PREVENT (1-800-917-7383) immediately. 

June 1, 2023
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Elkridge 50+ Center

6540 Washington Boulevard
Elkridge, MD 21075
United States


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