Seniors learn about the law
The Senior Citizen Law Day seminar was held at the Rustic Lodge on Tuesday. The event was co-hosted by Indiana County District Attorney Patrick Dougherty and Aging Services Inc. Attendees learned how to protect themselves against elder abuse and exploitation as well as how to plan for the future with regard to guardianships, long-term care, estates and more.
[PHOTO: Featured speakers at Tuesday’s Senior Citizen Law Day Seminar were, from left, Patrick Dougherty, district attorney; James McGowan, executive director of Aging Services Inc.; Brian Duke, state Secretary of Aging; Rhonda Jones, Indiana County link to Aging and Disability Resource; Rodney Ruddock, Indiana County commissioner; Ronald Costen, director of the Pennsylvania Institute on Protective Services at Temple University; and Michael Baker, Indiana County commissioner. (Tom Peel/Gazette photo)]