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Benjamin Rose to host free financial wellness event for seniors

Contact: Jeanne Hoban, 216.373.1686, jhoban@benrose.org

June 13, 2016

(Cleveland, OH) On June 29, 2016, Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging, in collaboration with Empowering and Strengthening Ohio's People (ESOP), Fairhill Partners, The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland and the Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, will welcome older adults to Benjamin Rose to participate in a free day-long event providing valuable information about ways to secure financial wellness. The program, titled, "Financial Wellness: Strategies for Older Adults" is sponsored by Third Federal Savings & Loan, with support from AARP.

At the event, experts will discuss, and provide resources about, the importance of understanding your finances, and ways to prevent and combat financial exploitation. The program will cover: the interplay of financial wellness, health and family relationships; preventing financial exploitation; services, government, legal and law enforcement resources; and planning for retirement

The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and is scheduled to end at 2:45 p.m. All activities will take place in the Conference Center at Benjamin Rose, 11890 Fairhill Rd. There is no cost to attend but registration is required.

For more information and registration visit www.benrose.org/education or call Jennifer Cardellini at 216.373.1610.

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The Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging (www.benrose.org) is a national leader pursuing innovation in practice and policy to address the important issues of aging. Since its beginnings more than 100 years ago, Benjamin Rose has built a Cleveland-based nonprofit into a nationally recognized research organization, a highly regarded service provider known for caring for people with complex, long-term needs, and a policy-driven advocate bringing information from around the country to the larger network of agencies serving older adults in the Greater Cleveland community. Through the Rose Centers for Aging Well, Benjamin Rose provides meals to homebound seniors and in neighborhood centers and offers social and educational programs to seniors in the community.