Largo Police to Offer Senior Empowerment Day

LARGO – The Largo Police Department Senior Services division is teaming up with Aging in America Advocacy Conferences to offer the third annual Senior Empowerment Day on Tuesday, Jan. 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at St. Paul United Methodist Church, 1199 S. Highland Ave.

The free event includes speakers on senior issues, including fraud prevention, abuse and successful aging. Vendor tables, door prizes, and a complimentary lunch also will be offered. CarFit also will be on site offering free car safety evaluations.

Learn more about CarFit program at Free registration is required and can be made at or or by phone at 1-800-530-7047.

Largo Police Senior Services Officer Joel Quattlebaum also will be discussing scams that are targeting vulnerable older adults, and the Pinellas County Consumer Protection department will be on site to address potential fraud as well as the protections available. A panel discussion will outline best practices for aging proud and in charge.

St. Paul United Methodist Church also will be featuring their Joy and Handicappable Ministries, highlighting the spiritual opportunities available.

For more information, call 1-800-211-4292 or contact Quattlebaum at 727-586-7351.