Elder Financial Abuse
Listening & Learning Session
Please join Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum and Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish for an informative panel discussion on Elder Financial Abuse.
Thursday, November 6th from 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Q Center, 4115 N. Mississippi Ave., Portland, OR
This event is for older Oregonians and those who care for them. Join us to learn more about:
- What is Financial Abuse?
- How can I protect myself from becoming a victim?
- Where can I report concerns or find recources for support?
RSVP at 503-235-5474 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the event to Ellen Klem at (503) 507-1061 / email@example.com.
Every year thousands of older adults are victims of financial abuse. It has been found that older adults who have information on ways they can protect themselves are less likely to become victims.
Elders in Action’s Fraud Awareness program,Power to Protect, goal is connect you to resources that can assist you if you are concerned about a potential or ongoing fraud issue.
Come Join Us!
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Hollywood Senior Center
1820 NE 40th Ave. Portland, OR 97212
RSVP – (503) 288-8303
+ How to safeguard your information
+ Spot a potential fraud
+ Stop a scammer
+ Report a concern
+ Oregon Dept. of Justice
+ Fraud Abuse Specialist Team
+ Elders in Action
will provide you with the latest information and be available to answer questions.
Help Make Lake Oswego Age-Friendly
The Lake Oswego Adult Community Center has partnered with Elders in Action to help create an Age Friendly Lake Oswego.
For over 20 years, Elders in Action has been providing feedback to businesses in the community on how to best engage with older adults. Through a unique program, volunteers are trained to evaluate businesses and give feedback and recommendations.
Last fall 22 volunteers and 5 businesses participated in a daylong event. With 10,000 people a day (in the US) turning 65, businesses’ understanding how aging may change how
we engage is more important than ever. Are signs clear, menus readable, flooring safe, staff trained in communication skills – all these are factors in being
WHEN: Thursday, October 9th – Join us for a free training session from 10 am to 1 pm on at Lake Oswego Adult Community Center. You will learn more about great service for customers of all ages. A light lunch will also be provided.
Thursday, October 16th -Visit 1-3 stores and share your new knowledge by providing in-store evaluations. All volunteers will be accompanied by other Elders in Action trainees.
If you would like feedback on your business or if you
would like to become a volunteer evaluator, contact Mark Noonan
or call 503-235-5474 about this year’s program.