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Bristol County District Attorney announces elder abuse hotline, celebration of seniors event

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Bristol County District Attorney Thomas Quinn, announced Friday in a press conference an initiative to help keep seniors safe.

A campaign was announced by Quinn where a statewide hotline is in place concerning scams, financial abuse or even physical abuse against seniors. The 24 hour 7 days a week hotline is 1-800-922-2275. The hotline will be advertised on buses throughout the area.

Quinn has also announced a “Celebration of Seniors”. The free event will be held at Whites of Westport on June 15th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a  breakfast, resource fair, and speakers discussing topics important to elders.

For additional information or to RSVP contact Eric Poulin at (508) 961-1973 or Eric.M.Poulin@state.ma.us. You are requested to respond by 5 p.m. on Friday June 8th.

The RSVP form is available here: Celebration of Seniors RSVP

 

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