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Free elder abuse prosecution, prevention (Sept. 18)


Hawaii County is pleased to invite seniors age 55 and older to enroll in the Elder Abuse Prosecution and Prevention Workshop that will be held Tuesday, Sept. 18 in Hilo.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Parks and Recreation’s Elderly Activities Division, Prosecuting Attorney’s Office and state Department of Human Services, the free workshop is 10-11:30 a.m. at the Kamana Senior Center, Room RR. The center is located at 127 Kamana St.

Presenting valuable information for protecting seniors from fraud, neglect and other forms of abuse will be:

* Lexi N. McKay, a legal assistant in the Elder Abuse Prosecution and Prevention Unit of the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office

* Tim Kitagawa, Section Administrator of the State Department of Human Services Adult Protective and Community Care Services
Workshop enrollment is limited and will be done on a first-come, first-served basis.

To sign up, call the Elderly Activities Division at 961-8710.

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