Elder Abuse Awareness Month 2014

(For Immediate Release)
June 3, 2014


The month of June is Elder Abuse Awareness Month. The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office and the Alameda County Social Services Agency have joined forces to organize a series of free educational workshops designed to provide safety tips to seniors.

WHO: Representatives from the DA’s Office Elder Protection Unit will be joined by Adult Protective Services, Local Law Enforcement, U.S. Postal Inspectors, Legal Assistance for Seniors and the Superior Court Investigators Office.

WHY: Both the District Attorney's Office and the Social Services Agency are dedicated to ensuring the physical and financial safety and well- being of the elder community of Alameda County. This series of workshops, entitled “An Ounce of Prevention” will provide valuable information, resources and expertise in all areas of elder abuse prevention.
WHEN/WHERE: Workshops will take place throughout the county as follows:
Wednesday, June 11
10:00 – 11:30 am
Newark Senior Center
7401 Enterprise Dr., Newark

Friday, June 13
1:00 – 2:30 pm
Dublin Senior Center
7600 Amador Valley Blvd., Dublin

Thursday, June 19
10:00 – 11:30 am
North Oakland Senior Center
5714 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Oakland

Thursday, June 26
1:30 – 3:00 pm
13909 E. 14th St, San Leandro

Please see the attached flyer for additional information.

DDA Teresa Drenick
(510) 272-6280

Posted on Jun 3, 2014