Elder Financial Abuse Awareness



Elder Financial Abuse Awareness

Widespread and easily over-looked, financial elder abuse is a growing and devastating problem in today’s society. According to the National Adult Protective Services Administration, recent research shows that elder financial exploitation is not only pervasive, but vastly under-reported; only one in 44 cases of financial abuse is ever reported.

This informative seminar is an opportunity for seniors and their families to:

  • Learn about the most common scams and how the elderly can protect themselves
  • Find out who to contact regarding scam attempts
  • Gain the knowledge to help elderly safeguard personal information

Brian Jones, Outreach Coordinator, Dutchess County Office for the Aging. Brian is a lifelong Dutchess County resident, who joined county government in 2016 after a 28-year career in broadcast journalism. As Outreach Coordinator, Brian helps seniors and caregivers throughout Dutchess County learn about the services and support for which they may be eligible, aimed at helping seniors live happily and independently at home for as long as possible.

Kathy Bauer, AVP, Branch Manager, Fishkill and Red Oaks Mill Branches. Kathy is a lifelong resident of Dutchess County with a 30 plus year career in banking. She is actively involved with numerous community organizations including East Fishkill Rotary Club, The CAPE Foundation, Dutchess County IDA, and Dutchess County Chamber of Commerce. She enjoys helping customers reach their personal and financial goals.

Please join us on Wednesday, September 18, 2019

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Riverside Bank, a Division of Salisbury Bank and Trust Company

2064 New Hackensack Road, Suite 1

Poughkeepsie, NY 12603

This seminar is brought to you in partnership with the Dutchess County Office for the Aging.

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