Elder Justice News
Senior Advocacy Services has a long history of working with a large cadre of generous volunteers helping to advocate for and inform seniors across six counties (Sonoma, Marin, Napa, Solano, Mendocino, and Lake). Our volunteers provide tangible results and intangible qualities that not only brighten the days of our aging population but also make a direct impact on their safety and quality of life.
Ways we depend upon our Volunteers
On Monday June 24th, KTVU Channel 2 news reached out to Senior Advocacy Services about a story highlighting Elder and Dependent Adult Abuse Awareness Month.
Coincidentally, not long before the TV request, the SAS Elder Justice Coordinator, Donata Mikulik, met a community member Ezra Gardener Rust who had fallen victim to a phone scam that cost him approximately $32,000. Read More
Another great resource to keep an out on in case you're approached by scammers:
With the arrival of the holidays, the scammers have come up with yet another ruse to get you to click on an attachments and expose your computer and network to malware. DO NOT CLICK ON ATTACHMENTS. They may look like emails from someone you know, but pay attention to the actual mailto: address and you will see it's spam (red arrow).
The Wall Street Journal has released it's list of 2018 best books on aging well. Holiday reading anyone?