We are pleased to announce that Pam McGurgan Marinelli, LMHC, FSW’s Director of Home Health Care, has been named co-chair of the Westchester County Elder Abuse Coalition, effective January 2014. The Coalition is comprised of a diverse group of professionals serving seniors in the county, including the Department of Senior Programs and Services, the Assistant Attorney General’s office, the District Attorney’s office, Home Care providers, Pace Women’s Justice Center, Westchester Jewish Community Services and others. The Coalition seeks to educate the community on the growing problem of Elder Abuse and Neglect and to provide information on services, resources, and advocacy. Most recently, the coalition has been presenting a program called “Senior Crime Busters” to inform and educate the community about Financial Exploitations and Scams targeting seniors.
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