Petaluma Partners in Prevention commemorates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 14th 2016

Elder abuse happens every day when older persons are abused, neglected, and exploited by others. No one likes to talk about it, but all too often it happens and most times it goes unreported. Every year an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation. And that’s only part of the picture: Experts believe […]

April 20th, 2016|Counseling, Seniors|Comments Off on Petaluma Partners in Prevention commemorates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 14th 2016|

PPSC Speaks Out

Petaluma People Services Center and the City of Petaluma’s Senior Center are part of a coalition of Sonoma County senior advocates, services providers and law enforcement officials that have planned community events, education and action to honor and recognize World Elder Awareness Day on June 15, 2015.  This is your call to action!  You might be a senior caring […]

June 22nd, 2015|Seniors|Comments Off on PPSC Speaks Out|

Elder Abuse – PPSC speaks out

Letters to the editor from the week of June 19
Stopping elder abuse begins with one
EDITOR: One person, one action, one nation. This is your call to action to be aware of elder abuse that is happening around us every day. Every year an estimated 5 million older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect or exploitation. And that’s only […]

June 23rd, 2014|Seniors|0 Comments|