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may, 2015

08may9:00 am12:00 pmOlder Adult Problem Gambling Workshop in Hamlin, PA

Time

(Friday) 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location

Hamlin Senior Center

Route 590, Hamlin, PA

Event Details

Wayne County Area Agency on Aging, through the Council on Compulsive Gambling of Pennsylvania, Inc., presents

Wayne County Problem Gambling Awareness Workshop

This workshop will focus on raising awareness of how gambling activities may become problematic for older adults in Pennsylvania. Through discussing how to follow responsible gaming practices and increasing awareness of potential warning signs of problem gambling, professionals, friends and family members will learn how to offer assistance by utilizing available resources.

 

Location:

Hamlin Senor Center
Route 590, Hamlin, PA
570-689-3766

 

9-10:30 – Training Session: workshop for Professionals, Caregivers and Family Members of seniors who would like to learn more about the problem signs of gambling.  Simple ways to screen for and detect a gambling  problems will also be discussed.
11-12 – Open Session: workshop for seniors to identify possible signs of gambling problems in their friends or loved ones and what steps to take if they believe someone has a gambling problem.  The sessions will also go over the 10 rules of responsible gambling and share a how the gaming industry targets certain groups of people, such as older adults or youth.

 

Please call (570) 253-4262 at least 24 hours in advance if you are interested in joining us for lunch and 2 days prior for transportation.

For more information, please visit http://aging.waynecountypa.gov

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