Serving Our Seniors - Elder Abuse

Before COVID happened, programs were being planned to be presented to local civic groups and churches regarding elder abuse prevention.Jason Marbutt is a member of MMRC and also Chairman of the Elder Abuse Task Force in Cobb County and he agreed to present to local groups on Elder Abuse.Jason Marbutt presented a program on September 8, 2019, at Marietta First Baptist.There were about 100 in attendance.Several organizations are interested including other churches and Senior Centers. There were no problems conducted in 2020-21, but it is hoped this can be addressed in the coming year.

June 15, 2021 will be World Elder Abuse Day. Many activities are planned which will include a 5K race. Our club is planning to provide water for the runners. This is a good opportunity to be a presence in the community for a worthy cause.