Bayfield County World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 6-14-2023
WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY
ADRC Aging & Disability Resource Center
Building Strong Support for Elders
2023 Empowerment & Prevention Activities
Open to all ages!
JUNE 14 Kick-Off Event Farmer’s Market and Music in the Park Central Avenue and Bayfield St., Washburn
3:00 pm.-8:00 pm.
Music in the Park with the Lords of Baltimore
Free popcorn & cotton candy
Resources & information
Elder Abuse Awareness Games, Activities & Door Prize
JUNE 15 – Community Forum and Resource Fair
Harbor View Event Center, 130 Harbor View Dr, Washburn
9:00 am.-4:00 pm.
This event is free, but pre-registration is required. Transportation assistance is available to/from this event. Pre-registration is required for lunch. For more information, to register, or to request transportation, please call (715) 373-3358. Participation may be limited.
Register by June 5
A variety of short informational presentations will occur in person and virtually, throughout the day from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
o Common Scams & Frauds Targeting Seniors
o Identity Theft: Protect and Prevent
o Medicare Fraud
o Marketing and Money:
Making Cents of Marketing Tricks
Dementia Live Simulation
Assistive Technology Equipment and Demonstrations
JUNE 17 – Grandpa and Lucy: A Story About Love & Dementia
StageNorth 123 W Omaha St. Washburn
Free and open to the public!
Inspired by the children’s book written by Edie Weinstein, Grandpa and Lucy: A Story About Love & Dementia helps kids and families strengthen intergenerational relationships with older relatives who may be struggling with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. There will be a talkback following the performance.