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By Erin Smith

The Bladen County Division on Aging is planning to raise awareness of the seriousness of a crime that many people may not be aware of — elder abuse. The Division on Aging team is planning an Elder Abuse Awareness Day event on Friday, June 15, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Division on Aging office located at 608 McLeod Street in Elizabethtown.

Topics of discussion will include elder abuse and medication assistance program. There will also be  food, prizes, Corn Hole and Bingo.

If you are planning to attend the event, you are asked to register by contacting the Division on Aging at 910-872-6330 by June 12th.