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Outsmarting the "Granny Scammers"

Wednesday 10/24/2018 05:00 PM - 07:15 PM
Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace
1635 S. Ardmore Avenue, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Financial exploitation of older individuals and persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities is a growing problem.
Presented by Attorney Melissa LaPointe Kallio, JD, Elder Law Attorney, Dutton Casey & Mesoloras
By attending this informative and much-needed topic, you will:
* Review rights and responsibilities of an agent under power of attorney including those that the agent doesn’t have
* Be provided guidance on the guardianship process and the role, authority, and powers of a guardian
* Overview of legal remedies available to adult protective services including access and freeze orders
* Discuss the legal safeguards that can be put in place by clients to protect from neglect, abuse, and financial exploitation

5:00pm – 5:45pm Sign-in, Networking and Dinner
5:45pm – 7:15pm Presentation

1.5 CEU’s to be awarded to Illinois nurses, professional counselors, social workers and nursing home administrators. *Satisfies 1.5 hours of the Illinois SW Ethics licensure requirement.

Advanced registration is required. There is a $10.00 fee* payable to Elderwerks Educational Services, a 501C3 not-for-profit corporation, requested from registrants prior to the date of this event. Please send payment to Elderwerks Educational Services, PO Box 92, Cary, IL 60013. To pay by credit card, an invoice will be emailed through SmartPay after registration.
*No fee for community members

To register, please email events@elderwerks.com or call 847-462-0885.

Sponsors:
Dutton, Casey & Mesoloras
Elderwerks
Terra Vista of Oakbrook Terrace
BrightStar Care


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