World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Teletown Hall

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Patty Ducayet discussed what to do about a facility mishandling medication while in assisted living.
Patty discussed how people can find a Ombudsman in their community.
Angela Medina discussed what it takes to report elder abuse.

About

AARP Texas hosted this Access Live event to discuss elder abuse. The event featured Patty Ducayet, Texas State Long-term Care Ombudsman and Angela Medina, Director of Policy Performance Management of Adult Protective Services. In honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the hosts discussed how to report elder abuse, when to report elder abuse, and how to advocate for elders. There was also specific discussion about when a facility mishandles medication and how to find an Ombudsman in their community.