Seniors welcome to elder abuse seminar in Kent

The Northwest Corner Triad, a nonprofit organization for seniors, will soon host a presentation on how to recognize, prevent and report elder abuse.

The event will take place Oct. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard.

A panel of speakers will include Laura Snow, program director of the Center for Elder Abuse Prevention at Jewish Senior Services in Fairfield; Sandra Calogero, branch manager of Webster Bank in Kent; and Raymond Zalaski of the Department of Social Services in Torrington.

Part of a nationwide network, Northwest Corner Triad fosters partnerships among law enforcement, senior groups and community businesses by offering educational resources to enhance the safety and well-being of older individuals.

Towns encompassed by the chapter include Kent, Canaan, Cornwall, Falls Village, Goshen, Lakeville, Norfolk, Salisbury and Sharon.

The free workshop, co-sponsored by the Tri-State Chamber of Commerce and Webster Bank, will offer light refreshments.

Reservations are encouraged and may be made by calling Tara Decker at 860-435-5222, ext. 1201, during business hours, or by emailing

Transportation will be available if requested in advance.