Business & Finance

Workshop on Financial Exploitation and Elder Abuse Prevention at Richmond Towers in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.
will partner with AARP and the Richmond Towers Resident Association in Plainfield to provide a Financial Exploitation and Elder Abuse Prevention Seminar.

The April 15th seminar aims to:

  • Promote prevention of elder abuse by raising awareness of common forms of financial abuse, predators, and scams
  • Advise seniors of best practices to prevent becoming victims financial elder abuse crimes
  • Educate caregivers on how to detect, intervene and prevent financial elder abuse and exploitation
  • Motivate, help and empower seniors to learn smart money habits to safeguard their money and personal assets

This workshop is free, but reservations are required.  You can RSVP on their Eventbrite page or call 732-419-7787.

Sign Up for E-News

Richmond Towers is located at 510 East Front Street in Plainfield.

About Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., chartered in 1975, celebrates 40 years of public service to central New Jersey communities including Somerset, Union and Middlesex counties. It is a sisterhood of college-educated women who exemplify and promote scholarship. Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter is one of the more than 900 chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated located in the United States, England, Japan (Tokyo and Okinawa), Germany, the Virgin Islands, Bermuda, the Bahamas and the Republic of Korea.

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. seeks to enhance and aid in the development of its communities by implementing and following the Five Point Programmatic Thrust of its national organization through:

  •     Educational Development
  •     Economic Development
  •     International Awareness and Involvement
  •     Physical and Mental Health
  •     Political Awareness and Involvement

For more information visit their website at www.cjadeltas.org.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Like

Sign Up for E-News

Plainfield

Plainfield and World War One

One hundred years ago on April 6, 1917, the United States formally entered World War One, the Great War, also known as "the War to end all wars.” The war’s impact on the City of Plainfield and surrounding area was huge.

Plainfield was a recruiting center, and many young men from the area joined the fight. The mode of transportation to duty assignments was by the railroad, and ...

An Evening with Friends of the East Coast Greenway

Only recently did I start this column, so let me take a quick moment to catch you up if you are new here.  I am writing this column to document my walking journey from New Jersey to Maine in 2018 along the East Coast Greenway, which runs 3,000 miles from Calais, ME, near the Canadian border, all the way to Key West in Florida. My walk will average around 450 miles.

I will travel on foot ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, April 30, 10:45 AM

North Plainfield

Sunday Morning Worship

Religions And Spirituality

Sun, April 30, 1:30 PM

Elizabeth Public Library - Elmora Branch, Elizabeth

The Rwandan Genocide

Arts & Entertainment Education

Sun, April 30, 3:00 PM

Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit

In Discussion: Walking as a Radical Act

Arts & Entertainment Education

Rumors of Poisoned Animals Spread After Two Dead Deer Were Found in Kenilworth

April 24, 2017

KENILWORTH, NJ- Rumors of poisoned animals are spreading after a post in the Union County Lost Pets Facebook Group showed a photo of two dead deer on a Kenilworth street. The resident who posted the photo also claimed that there was a dead cat in the same area.

According to comments on the Facebook page, the animals were found on Michigan Avenue and the deer show no major signs of ...

PATH station in Newark's South Ward takes a step forward

April 29, 2017

The long awaited arrival of a PATH station in Newark's South Ward took a step forward today when the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey authorized $57 million in planning funds for the first phase of the PATH system extension to Newark Liberty International Airport.

"The Port Authority is committed to making critical investments in a transportation network that supports ...

Plainfield's Mayor Mapp: The Importance of Teachers

April 29, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - No one ever enters the teaching profession because they are promised big paydays and short workdays. In fact, it's pretty much a guarantee that it will be exactly the opposite. Day after day, month after month and year after year; there is a remarkable group of people who get up and go into classrooms all across our nation and they shape minds and change lives.

Was there ...

Plainfield's Swain Galleries Offers Unique Spring Gifts

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Swain Galleries, located in the heart of Plainfield, is fully stocked with new and exciting gift items just in time for Mother's Day, end of the school year's Teacher Appreciation Day, and Graduation, too.

On a recent visit, I found the most magical gift, a miniature display of a garden shed, complete with tools and gardening accessories made from tissue and ...

The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg

The Whole Town's Talking by Fannie Flagg (Random House, 2016)

 

What happens to us when we die? Does everything stop and our bodies just turn to dust? Or do our souls continue to exist in some ethereal form? Are we able to see what happens to our loved ones; are we reunited with those who have gone before us? This is just one of several intriguing themes that the delightful Fannie ...