SAVE THE DATE
Tuesday, June 19th, 2012
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration and light continental breakfast: 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.
The Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care
will be holding their Annual Public Hearing
Legal Aspects of Aging:
"Everything You Need to Know About:
Legal Rights, Protection and Prevention"
Big Flats Community Center
476 Maple Street
Big Flats, NY
Please call 737-5520 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
by June 11th, 2012 to register for this free event
The Chemung County Department of Aging and Long Term Care is sponsoring this hearing to bring together local agencies, organizations and individuals interested in learning more about the Legal Aspects of Aging including legal rights, protections and consumer fraud preventions.
Our key-note speaker, Art Mason, is a leading advocate in elder rights and protections. He will dis-cuss one of the most prevalent problems facing America’s senior citizen population today-elder abuse. Mr. Mason will provide an overview of the recommendations of the Elder Justice Coalition and will discuss elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. His presentation will include information on how to prevent elder abuse and legal remedies to pursue when abuse does occur.
The hearing will include presentations by three distinguished panelist who will discuss a variety of topics related to the legal rights, protection and prevention:
Rita Gould, Coordinator Chemung County Adult Protective Services -
The role of the caregiver in preventing elder abuse: how to recognize the signs and symptoms that your loved one may be at risk
Attorney John Maloney -
Strategies for picking reliable agents for health care and financial deci-sions
Michael Danaher, Office of the Attorney General
- Consumer Fraud & Scam Preventions: How to recognize it, what to do if you are a victim and what you can do to prevent it
The information provided at this public hearing is valuable to everyone: older folks, family and pro-fessional healthcare providers, law enforcement, legal representatives, financial institutions and ad-vocates alike.