Free Elder Abuse Prosecution and Prevention Workshop Offered in Hilo

Hawai‘i 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 will be held from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Kamanā Senior Center, Room RR. The center is located at 127 Kamanā 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, please call the Elderly Activities Division at 961-8710.  For more information, please contact Jason Armstrong, Public Information Officer, at 345-9105, or jarmstrong@co.hawaii.hi.us.

One Response

  1. We should try to stop the elder abuse. We should give the information on this topic. We don’t abuse our elder’s. We reach at this position with the help of him. And now it’s our duty to protect him..

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