World Elder Abuse Awareness

Did you know that Financial Exploitation is a form of abuse?  Each year, billions of dollars are lost due to the Financial Exploitation of older adults.  Below is the link to an online “Financial Risk Assessment Tool”  (courtesy of the Center for Elder Law and Justice and ProBono Net).  Take a few minutes to complete […]

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2021

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15. Participate in the WEAAD Challenge to inform educate and empower others to be a part of the solution to end elder abuse. http://eldermistreatment.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/WEAAD615-Challenge.pdf

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TARCOG Fort Payne Board of Education in Securing ARC Funding for Vocational Center

The Top of Alabama Regional Council of Governments (TARCOG) supported the Fort Payne Board of Education in applying for and receiving grant funding from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) to construct the BEAT Center, a vocational-tech building that will train Fort Payne high school students in building, electric, and aviation technology.  ARC’s $1 million dollar […]

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