Issues affecting the nation's senior population will be discussed next week at the 20th Annual National Adult Protective Services Conference held at the El Tropicano Riverwalk Hotel.
The conference, set for Tuesday through Friday, is co-sponsored by Texas Adult Protective Services.
Workshop speakers will discuss a range of topics including abuse and neglect, financial exploitation, elder substance abuse and animal hoarding. Karen Greenlee, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' assistant secretary for aging, is the scheduled speaker on Thursday.
Presentations are scheduled from medical experts, attorneys, academics, law enforcement, financial institutions, and APS professionals.
Workshops include how to teach seniors and caregivers about recognizing red flags of scams and how to reduce stress and burnout.
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