Sam Bauman
For the Nevada Appeal

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January 22, 2013
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Sam Bauman: Seniors at heightened risk for abuse

Every couple of months the Carson City Senior Retired Volunteer Program presents an extensive class in subjects respite workers need to know about, such as dementia, like Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's affliction. The sessions for some 40 respite volunteers usually take place at the Western Nevada College Reynolds Center for Technology. This is a modern classroom with all kinds of educational help such as the ability to link up with RSVP offices by TV around the state.

Last week's session was on the subject of Elder Abuse Training and much more extensive than the layman might expect. Maria Coe of …

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