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It Takes a Community to Age Safely: The Vital Role of Villages and Community Partners in Safeguarding Older Adults Against Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation

June 2 @ 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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This event is SOLD OUT. Please call 301-770-8329 to be placed on the wait list.

This will be held as a ZOOM Meeting. Advance registration required. Once you register you will receive ZOOM Meeting login details.

The Village Movement in Montgomery County has been instrumental in supporting community members safely aging-in-place, offering services including: transportation, assistance with household tasks, and gatherings to promote social activities. This event will highlight the groundbreaking work of local villages and community service providers, offer practical tips to successfully age-in-place and debut a new community resource guide created by the ElderSAFE Center to better connect community members to the county’s robust resources.

Speakers will include:

Pazit Aviv, Village Coordinator, Montgomery County
Mario Wawrzusin, Administrator, Montgomery County Health and Human Services, Adult Protective Services
Sylvia Saunders, President of East County Village Seniors.