Elder Abuse: Types, Warning Signs, & Reporting

Emery Place 901 S Mentzer Road, Robins, IA, United States

Discussion of the various types of abuse; how to recognize them; and where to seek help and protection. Presented by Laura Kriegermeier The Heritage Agency on Aging *This presentation is open to the public.

Free

Current Schemes & Scams

Emery Place 901 S Mentzer Road, Robins, IA, United States

Gain insight on the latest and most common schemes targeting older adults. Plus learn how to protect yourself and you loved ones from becoming a victim. Presented By: Sgt Shawn Ireland Deputy Linn County Sheriff

Iowa Funeral Directors Association: Current Schemes & Scams and Identifying Elder Abuse

Murdoch Linwood Funeral Home 520 Wilson Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Current Schemes & Scams: Gain insight on the latest and most common schemes targeting older adults. Plus learn how to protect yourself and you loved ones from becoming a victim. Presented By: Sgt. Shawn Ireland, Deputy Linn County Sheriff Identifying Elder Abuse: Discussion of the various types of abuse; how to recognize them; and where to ...

Fire Prevention

Milestones Cedar Rapids 1725 O Avenue NW, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Learn how to reduce the risk of fire in your home and prevent injury in the event of a fire. Presented by Diana Patten of the Cedar Rapids Fire Department & Linn County TRIAD Board Member.  

Free

Gadgets for Better Living

Five Seasons Senior Housing 1225 42nd St SE, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States

Learn about the assistive devices & technology that can improve your everyday life. Assistive Technology for Better Living gadgets make life easier for all people including those with disabilities. Presented by Stephanie Humphries, Owner Right at Home & Linn County TRIAD Member

Medicare Fraud

Emery Place 901 S Mentzer Road, Robins, IA, United States

Learn common healthcare frauds including: – Recognizing fraudulent Medicare cards – Identifying inappropriate/illegal charges for healthcare & prescription services Plus discussion of the Medicare Drug Benefit and how it can help pay your prescription drug costs. Presented By: Sharon Tauke, Mercy SHIP Volunteer This presentation is open to the public.  

Free

Personal Emergency Planning

Cedar Rapids Public Library - Downtown 450 5th Ave, Cedar Rapids

1 in 5 adults visit the emergency room at least once each year. Are you prepared to face an unexpected personal emergency? Learn what steps you should take now to prepare yourself and your loved ones. Presented By: Teri Skoog, Owner Skoog Dementia Support LLC Teri Skoog is a Geriatric Social Worker, Dementia Support Consultant, ...

Free

Construction Fraud

St. Mark's Lutheran Church 8300 C Ave, Marion, IA, United States

Gain the knowledge & confidence to protect yourself against potential construction fraud. Presented By: Gary Hansen, Building Official, City of Marion Building Services Division This presentation is open to the public.

Free

Financial Exploitation

Cedar Valley Community Services 116 27th St NE, Cedar Rapids, IA

Financial exploitation is a fast-growing form of abuse of seniors and adults with disabilities. This presentation outlines the types of financial exploitation as well as provides signs of suspicious behavior to be aware of. Presented by: Casey Mushrush, LPL Registered Principal with Premier Investments of Iowa. This event is open to the public.

Free

Medicare, Medicaid & Prescription Fraud

Pizza Ranch 2450 Westdale Dr SW, Cedar Rapids

Learn common healthcare frauds including: – Recognizing fraudulent Medicare cards – Identifying inappropriate/illegal charges for healthcare & prescription services Plus a discussion of the Medicare Drug Benefit and how it can help pay your prescription drug costs. Presented By: Sharon Tauke, Mercy SHIP Volunteer This presentation is not open to the public.  

Free