Ninely percent of financial exploitation against seniors comes from a trusted relative or caregiver.

That's the word from Karla Fales, CEO of Carewell Services Southwest in Battle Creek.

The organization plans two dinner forums, free to attendees, which help address the issue with seniors and those who care for them. The programs:

Money Safety for Seniors

Dinner and Seminar

Thursday, September 21, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Squirrel Hollow Golf Course, Battle Creek

Presenters: Carla Fales, Carewell Services SW and Joe Kiser, Old National Bank

Sponsors: Old National Bank and Ganton Senior Communities


"Don't Be A Sitting Duck"

Dinner and Seminar on how to approach planning decisions and reduce your risk of abuse or exploitation

Thursday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m.

Dark Horse Brewery, Marshall

Presenters: Ron Tatro, Elder Law of Michigan and Carla Fales, Carewell Services SW

Sponsors: Calhoun County Elder Abuse Prevention Coalition

Carewell Services Southwest asks for an RSVP by calling 269-966-2450. Click the player at the top to hear more.


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