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Agencies coming together to present conference on elder abuse


From Illinois Business Journal news services

ALTON— The 3rd Judicial Circuit Family Violence Prevention Council, Oasis Women’s Center, Senior Services Plus and the Madison County State’s Attorney’s Office will play host to a free conference, “Elder Abuse Prevention: Protecting Our Community,” on Friday, Aug. 28, at Senior Services Plus.

The event will take place inside Senior Services Plus’s School House Grill from 1:30 to 4 p.m., at 2603 N. Rodgers Ave. in Alton.

Speakers will provide attendees with a wide range of information to better recognize the many aspects of elder abuse.

Other agencies participating at the public event are the State Comptroller’s Office, Gateway Foundation, Liberty Bank, Southwestern Illinois Visiting Nurse Association, Land of Lincoln Legal Assistance, Illinois Guardianship Association, State Attorney General’s Office and Wellspring Resources. Materials and resources from all participating agencies will be available.

For residents of Township Village in East Alton and Marian Heights Apartments and Skyline Towers, both in Alton, shuttle transportation will be provided. To inquire about service, call (618) 465-3298 ext. 111.

For additional information, contact Senior Services Plus at (618) 465-3298 ext. 100 or visit the agency’s website, . RSVPs are encouraged but not required.

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