Elder abuse takes many forms and an event later this week aims to educate those in attendance in hopes of curbing this growing problem. The now annual, Elder Abuse Conference, hosted by Senior Services Plus, Oasis Women’s Center, the 3rd Judicial Circuit Family Violence Prevention Council and the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office is set for this Friday, August 28th.
Senior Services Plus spokesperson Kim Campbell tells the The Big Z the event will feature speeches by Judge Barbara Crowder, Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons and a question and answer period with a panel of experts.
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The event takes place from 1:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday, August 28th, at Senior Services Plus in Alton. Campbell says it is free to attend and encourages you to RSVP by calling 465-3298 extension 100.