|Jefferson Area Coalition to End Elder Abuse formed
GACAAA welcomes a new partner in the fight against adult abuse. A formal
announcement of this effort in the Albemarle County and Charlottesville
region adjacent to Augusta County was made in June. Doris Gelbman, a
good friend of GACAAA, and Albemarle County Commonwealth's Attorney
Robert Tracci are spearheading the new organization.
|Greater Augusta Coalition Against Adult Abuse
Report Adult Abuse: 1-888-83-ADULT
|The Six Common Cons
To Avoid At All Costs
|Link below to check out resources from AARP on
methods designed to prey on older Americans and the
baker's dozen scams commonly used:
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|Home Repair Health Care Investment
|Virginians eligible for both Medicare (Part A
and enrolled under Parts B and D) and full
Medicaid are eligible for this innovative
healthcare plan. Find out more.
On June 6, 2011, GACAAA presented its first annual training event for
Virginia law enforcement, protective services, and elder law attorneys.
Videos of the presentations are now available online:
Paul Greenwood, Deputy District Attorney V, Office of the District Attorney:
Part 1: “Destroying the myths: Investigation & Prosecution of Elder Abuse”
Part 2: “Elder Financial Exploitation: The Crime of the 21st Century”
Part 3: “Elder Neglect: When does this become criminal?”
Linda Matkins, Adult Protective Services Worker, Shenandoah Valley
Department of Social Services: “Collaborating with Adult Protective Services”
|GACAAA PRESENTS OUR 2017 ANNUAL
It's Not Just a Civil Matter!"
|Wednesday, May 10, 2017
|Where: Plecker Workforce Center, Blue Ridge
Community College, Weyers Cave, VA
Keynote Speaker: Paul Greenwood, Deputy District
Attorney with the San Diego County District Attorney’s
Office, Head of the Elder Abuse Unit
Cost: FREE. Donations are accepted, lunch is served.
|For more information,
Contact Anne See at