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Adult Protective Services of Alaska is sponsoring a free resource fair for vulnerable adults, families, caregivers and service providers. There will be resource booths filled with information and much more. Join us and find out how we can create a world without abuse of vulnerable adults.


Anchorage

    Date: Friday, September 20
    Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Location: Anchorage Senior Center
    1300 East 19th Ave.

Two Presentations:


12:30-2 p.m.

Vulnerable Adult Fraud in Alaska
    Scott Sterling, Office of Elder Fraud & Assistance
    Andrew Peterson, Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

2-3 p.m.

DART: Disability Abuse Response Team in Anchorage
    Tracy Faas, The Arc of Anchorage
    Virginia McCaslin, AWAIC
    Christine King, UAA Center for Human Development, Disability Justice Initiative


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Fairbanks

    Date: Friday, September 27
    Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    Location: Noel Wien Public Library
    1215 Cowles St.

Three Presentations:


11-11:45 a.m.

Alzheimer's and dementia: What's the story?
    Joan Adams, Alzheimer's Resource of Alaska

12-12:45 p.m.

Adult Protective ServicesĀ 

    Barbara Dick, Adult Protective Services
    Ivory McDaniel,
    Adult Protective Services
    Susan Spriggs, Adult Protective Services

1-2:30 p.m.

Elder Fraud
    Scott Sterling, Office of Elder Fraud & Assistance


Speak Up For At-Risk Adults: Warning Signs of Abuse and Neglect

Sudden Change in behavior, finances or lifestyle
Physical injures, dehydration orĀ  malnourishment
Extreme withdrawal, depression or anxiety
Absence of basic care or necessities
Kept away from others

Unsanitary living conditions
Personal items or money missing