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Elder Abuse Listening Tour

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ELDER ABUSE LISTENING TOUR

Michelle Roberts, MPAS Executive Director, is part of the Michigan Elder Abuse Task Force. The task force is participating in an elder abuse listening tour throughout Michigan. Members of this task force want to hear from people in the community about what their concerns and experiences are related to elder abuse.  Each session with begin with a brief opening presentation and then welcome public comment.
 
Attendees are able to speak publicly or provide written comments at these events.
Individuals can also mail written comments directly to the Attorney General's office.
Attorney General Dana Nessel
Attn: Elder Abuse Task Force
G. Mennen Williams Building
525 W. Ottawa Street
P.O. Box 30212
Lansing, MI 48909
 
Listening Tour Dates

Michigan Elder Abuse Task Force
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel joined with Supreme Court Justices Richard Bernstein and Megan Cavanagh, Midland County Prosecutor J. Dee Brooks, state legislators Rep. Brian Elder and Sen. Paul Wojno, and 72-year-old Macomb resident Dennis Burgio to announce the formation of the Michigan Elder Abuse Task Force.

The task force is made up of 80 members and represents more than 50 organizations.

The task force initiatives include requiring professional guardians to become certified, developing statutory basic rights for families, reviewing the process of a guardian removing a ward from his or her home, and limiting the number of wards per guardian.

Learn More about the Task Force

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Announcement Details

Posted on:
June 17, 2019