News Release, Calvert County Public Information Office

PRINCE FREDERICK, Md. – May 23, 2019 –The Calvert County Office on Aging, in conjunction with the Department of Social Services and Charles and St. Mary’s county governments, will hold a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event Friday, June 14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held at the Calvert Pines Senior Center located at 450 W. Dares Beach Road in Prince Frederick.

The event aims to raise elder abuse awareness and to provide valuable resources and information to citizens about elder abuse prevention, financial exploitation, caregiver stress, medication safety and more. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

“Citizens in the aging community are mistreated much more often than people think and it is critical that we educate our community about elder abuse,” saidCalvert County Office on Aging Long-Term Care Coordinator Lisa Caudle. “This awareness event will provide valuable resources to citizens of all ages to ensure our aging population is treated with dignity and respect.”

For more information please call 443-550-6947 or contactPatrice.Brooks@Maryland.gov. To learn more about the Calvert County Office on Aging visitwww.CalvertCountyMd.gov/Agingor call 410-535-4606.

Information on Calvert County Government services can be found online atwww.CalvertCountyMd.gov

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