Making Strides Against Elder Abuse

Making Strides Against Elder Abuse

Help bring elder abuse to light and to an end in Beaumont on May 2 during the fifth annual "Making Strides Against Elder Abuse" kickoff event and walk-a-thon.

May is Elder Abuse Awareness month and in order to bring awareness to the problem Clairmont Nursing Home, Harbor Hospice, Beaumont Healthcare, College Street Nursing Home, Texas Home Health Hospice, Best Years Center and the Jefferson County Adult Protective Services Board are sponsoring a one-mile long walk-a-thon and kickoff event. The event takes place May 2 from 9 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. in Central Park at 2925 Fannin St. in Beaumont.

In addition to the walk-a-thon, guests will have access to free refreshments, health and wellness information booths, free giveaways, door prizes and free blood pressure checks. The event is open and free to the public.

Join community members fighting to protect the elderly within your community. It's everyone's business.

For more information contact Adult Protective Services community specialist Stephanie Williams at (409) 504-3690 or stephanie [dot] williams4 [at] dfps [dot] state [dot] tx [dot] us.