By Sarah Culton
CASSOPOLIS — The senior population is one of the most vulnerable in Cass County, which is why area professionals will be meeting later this month to learn ways to better protect them from abuse.
The Cass County Probate Court will host an elder abuse training from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30 at the Cass County Council on Aging Lowe Center, 60525 Decatur Road, Cassopolis. The event is open to a wide range of professionals, including law enforcement, Adult Protective Services, elder care workers, court staff, and banking employees, among others.
The event will serve a multidisciplinary training designed to give attendees an overview of the dynamics of elder abuse and legal issues and challenges impacting professionals, according to organizers. The trainers will include Ron Tatro from the Michigan Elder Justice Coordinating Council, Ryan Painter from the Prosecuting Attorney’s Association of Michigan and Cynthia Farrell from Aging and Adult Services at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. Michigan Supreme Court Justice Megan Cavanagh will attend as a special guest.
Registration for the training is open until the day of the event and the Registration is free can be done at Eventbrite.com.
To read more about the training, read the full article here.