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Informational fairs for seniors

July 15, 2019 11:34 am

HUDSON — The Greene & Columbia Counties Task Force for the Prevention & Education of Elder Abuse announces a series of informational fairs at local libraries and senior centers. Representatives from community agencies including Common Ground, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia & Greene Counties, Depts. of Aging, Community Action, St Peter’s Health Partners Violence Prevention Educator, Albany Medical Center, Health Care Consortium, and the Attorney General’s Office, elder law attorneys and other organizations will be available for questions. Free material will be available on ways to protect yourself and your loved ones against financial exploitation, fraud, bullying and other forms of abuse.

Attendance is free to the public. Free raffle drawings include $10 gift cards from Stewart’s Shops and other free favors from participant vendors.

The informational fairs will be held 1-3 p.m. July 17 at the Hudson Area Library, 51 North Fifth St., Hudson; 10 a.m.-noon July 23 at the Roeliff Jansen Community Library, 9091 Route 22, Hillsdale.

For information, call Common Ground at 518-943-0523 or email dwallant@commongroundinc.org.