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September 2019

Elder Abuse: Types, Warning Signs, & Reporting

September 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emery Place, 901 S Mentzer Road
Robins, IA 52328 United States
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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.

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Current Schemes & Scams

September 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emery Place, 901 S Mentzer Road
Robins, IA 52328 United States
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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

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

September 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Murdoch Linwood Funeral Home, 520 Wilson Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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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 seek help and protection. Presented By: The Heritage Agency on Aging This presentation is for the Iowa Funeral Directors Association Meeting and is not open…

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Fire Prevention

September 18, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Milestones Cedar Rapids, 1725 O Avenue NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405 United States
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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.  

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Gadgets for Better Living

September 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Five Seasons Senior Housing, 1225 42nd St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403 United States
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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

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October 2019

Medicare Fraud

October 7, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Emery Place, 901 S Mentzer Road
Robins, IA 52328 United States
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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.  

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April 2022

Personal Emergency Planning

April 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cedar Rapids Public Library – Downtown, 450 5th Ave
Cedar Rapids, 52401
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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, Certified DAWN Dementia Care Specialist and a Trainer/Educator in Elderhood, Caregiving Support and End of Life Care. She strives to help create a world in…

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Construction Fraud

April 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 8300 C Ave
Marion, IA 52302 United States
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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.

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Financial Exploitation

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cedar Valley Community Services, 116 27th St NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
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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.

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Medicare, Medicaid & Prescription Fraud

April 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Pizza Ranch, 2450 Westdale Dr SW
Cedar Rapids, 52404
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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.  

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