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ETX organizations team up for Elder Financial Exploitation Awareness Month

Kari Keitzer, with Meals on Wheels talks about the organization's decision to team up with...
Kari Keitzer, with Meals on Wheels talks about the organization's decision to team up with Adult Protective Services for Elder Financial Exploitation Awareness Month.
Updated: Oct. 17, 2018 at 11:43 AM CDT
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TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Adult Protective Services in East Texas is teaming up with Meals on Wheels for Elder Financial Exploitation Awareness Month.

"We have a high volume of adult abuse cases being reported on a weekly basis, and this is a safe way for family, friends, or neighbors to protect a loved one, an elderly person in their community,” said Kari Keitzer. Keietzer is the CEO for Meals on Wheels.

The groups are promoting services available to seniors who have been affected by abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. The organization plans to distribute more than 300 information packets this week.

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