Friday, February 23, 2007

Robin Davis to be on panel of AARP workshop on Elder Financial Abuse Exploitation

By Chris Dickerson - Kanawha Bureau

CHARLESTON -- The AARP Foundation, West Virginia ElderWatch and AARP West Virginia are co-sponsoring an AARP National Legal Training Project Workshop on Elder Financial Abuse and Exploitation on Wednesday, at the Marriott Charleston Town Center.
"Since 1985 the National Legal Training Project has helped protect older persons from abuse, neglect and exploitation through its training programs across the country," said Scott Adkins, Director of the AARP Foundation's West Virginia ElderWatch program.
Topics for the daylong session include recognizing the signs and symbols of financial exploitation, elder financial abuse and exploitation prevention strategies and appropriate responses to financial abuse and exploitation in West Virginia. West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Robin Davis will serve on a panel during the workshop.

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