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Preventing elder abuse

Posted on Friday, September 26th, 2014 by CommunityEngagement.
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Internationally recognized expert Paul Greenwood will share with two different audiences his expertise and success in dramatically increasing awareness of and actions against elder abuse:

  • Thursday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m., the general public and community members are invited to the City of Greensboro’s Smith Senior Center for Greenwood’s presentation.
  • Friday, Oct. 24, 9 a.m. to noon, professionals in the field of aging, law enforcement, protective services, attorneys, social services, home health aides, medical professionals, financial advisers, emergency responders, etc. are invited to the UNCG Elliott University Center Auditorium for Greenwood’s presentation.

Paul Greenwood, a San Diego County (CA) Deputy District Attorney, heads that office’s Elder Abuse Prosecution Unit and is in charge of prosecuting elder abuse and neglect cases. As a speaker, one of Mr. Greenwood’s particular focuses is in bringing together various stakeholders in a community to instruct and inspire them to work together to close the net on elder abuse perpetrators.

Registration is free. These events are co-sponsored by the UNCG Gerontology Program, the Triad Retirement Living Association, and Elon University School of Law. Graduate students are welcome.

Seating is limited. Register at http://trla.info/paulgreenwood.

Reposted from Campus Weekly