For every case of reported dependent adult/elder abuse, another 24 go unreported. Dependent adult/elder abuse is on the rise and in all types such as emotional, financial, physical and social abuse plus neglect. There is more need than ever to learn how to protect older and dependent adults age 18 and older and to help ensure everyone is able to grow older safely.
Milestones Area Agency on Aging is offering an adult/elder abuse Mandatory Reporter Training on Thursday, July 20th from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Senior Center located at 801 Front Street in Keosauqua, IA. This class fulfills the mandatory reporter training requirements necessary for elder care providers. There is no cost to attend. Reservations are necessary. To reserve a spot, please call Michelle at Milestones 641-684-1006 or toll free 1-855-410-6222, ext 7406.