Flin Flon Seniors in partnership with other organizations invite Flin Flon area seniors 55 and older to an Elder Abuse Prevention, Education Conference October 1st. One of the organizers Rose Marie Ariko says the idea behind this conference is to provide seniors with consistent education and resources available both locally and provincially. She explains post conference participants will be able to mobilize events or organizations to create displays in the community to increase elder abuse awareness and available resources locally. She notes participation in World Elder Abuse Awareness Day will be encouraged. Ariko adds participants who attend this conference will understand elder abuse, how to identify it and find local and provincial resources available.
The conference is free with lunch provided and its taking place October 1st from 9:30 to 3:30 in the Flin Flon Community Hall. Registration is required by calling Rose Marie at 204-687-3316 or Doreen at 687-4618.