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Washington County: Elder Abuse Forum, May 16, 2014

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Washington County Disability, Aging and Veteran Services (DAVS) is hosting an Elder Abuse Forum. The community event takes place on Friday, May 16, from 1-4 p.m., at the Hillsboro Civic Center.

The community event takes place on Friday, May 16, from 1-4 p.m., at the Hillsboro Civic Center.

“Research shows that as many as five million older adults are victims of elder abuse each year and that financial exploitation costs seniors an estimated $3 billion annually. In 2013, Adult Protective Services in Washington County received 3,257 suspected elder abuse referrals. Of those, 667 resulted in Adult Protective Service investigations….” [Link to Forum webpage.]