STATESBORO — Georgia Southern University’s Division of Continuing Education and Senior Citizens Inc. are working together to teach people how to detect, prevent and protect the elderly from physical abuse and financial exploitation.
They will host the Elder Abuse Conference from
8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, at the Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. in Savannah.
Chatham County District Attorney Meg Heap, Georgia’s first elder-abuse prosecutor; Dr. James Bulot, director of the Georgia Department of Human Resources, Division of Aging Services; and others will explain and identify the signs of neglect, how to report elder abuse and the prosecution of offenders.
Cost for the one-day conference is $80 through Friday and $90 after that date.
For more information, go to academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ce/conferences/elderabuse or call 912-478-2584.