Senior Empowerment Day

The Largo Police Department Senior Services division is teaming up again with Aging in America Advocacy Conferences to offer the 4th annual “Senior Empowerment Day” on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 from 8:30am - 3pm at St. Paul United Methodist Church located at 1199 South Highland Avenue in Largo.

This free event includes speakers on senior issues including fraud prevention, abuse and successful aging, vendor tables, door prizes, and a complimentary lunch. CarFit will also be on site offering FREE Car Safety Evaluations. Learn more about the CarFit program at Free registration is required and can be made at, or by phone at 1-800-530-7047.
Karyn Rizzo, Author of Aging in America: Navigating our Healthcare System, says the goal of the event is to empower seniors by educating them about what scams are out there and what tools and resources are available to them.
Largo Police Senior Services Officer Joel Quattlebaum will also be discussing the current scams that are targeting vulnerable older adults and the Pinellas County Consumer Protection department will be on sight to address potential fraud as well as the protections available. A “Panel Extraordinaire” discussion will outline best practices for aging proud and in charge.
This year's program will also feature special guest speaker and author Bobby Lewis to discuss how to find joy behind the headlines.

St. Paul United Methodist Church will also be featuring their HUG and Handicapable Ministries, highlighting the spiritual opportunities available as we all age. Aging in America Advocacy Conferences are being held and hosted throughout the Tampa Bay Region and offer realistic information to all older adults and their families to age with dignity and wisdom. To learn more about Aging in America including a free monthly newsletter and radio programs, visit For more information, please call 1-800-211-4292 or contact Largo Police Senior Services Officer Joel Quattlebaum at 727-586-7351.