Registration open for May 18 at Naperville and St. Charles locations

Older adults are at risk for financial exploitation. Abusers can be friends, caregivers, financial advisers, strangers and even family members. Understanding the risk can help you protect yourself from exploitation.

“Elder Financial Exploitation” is a University of Illinois Extension educational program that focus on recognizing and reducing the risk of financial exploitation for yourself, as well as for your friends and older relatives. An Extension Educator will lead the program via webinar, and will share both resources and strategies for best practices.

This free seminar is provided in cooperation with the Association for Home and Community Education (HCE). It will be conducted 2 to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 18 at two local Extension offices – Naperville and St. Charles. Registration is required by Thursday, May 11 to prepare materials. Space may be limited.

To register for the session near you, contact that county’s Extension office:

  • In DuPage County, 1100 E. Warrenville Road, Naperville, call 630-955-1123
  • In Kane County, 535 S. Randall Road, St. Charles, call 630-584-6166
  • Or, email with the county in which you plan to attend, and the topic, your name, address and phone number.


If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate, please notify at least two weeks prior to the event. This lesson is sponsored by the HCE and the University of Illinois Extension. HCE is an organization that works to enhance the lives of individuals and families through quality educational programs and experiences encouraging responsible leadership and service to the community.

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