DeKalb County TRIAD
Areas of expertise:
Every Senior should feel safe no matter where in DeKalb County they live.....
-We strive to increase awareness of crimes against seniors.
-We're putting on programs for seniors that help reduce fear of crime and also educate about preventive measures you can take to protect yourself.
-We emphasize the criminal aspect of abuse, neglect, and exploitation of senior citizens.
- We work to improve communication and understanding between seniors and law enforcement.
- We work to improve communication and understanding of the different roles of elder abuse agencies and other organizations.
- Developing an open and trusting relationship between seniors, law enforcement officers, and community agencies.
Vehicle Safety Inspection (FREE)
In the Spring of 2014, 2015, and 2016 - We partnered up with the DeKalb Township and Kishwaukee Automotive Students to give Seniors' vehicles a free 25 point safety inspection. We had refreshments and information about car repair scams for all Seniors who attended. It's officially an Annual Event now.
A Visit WIth The Coroner
In January of 2015 we teamed up with DeKalb County Coroner, Dennis Miller. Mr. Miller gave a presentation to a packed house on what his duties entail and what to expect if the coroner ever visits your home or the home of a loved one. He received lots of great questions and we will likely repeat this event in the future.