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Senior Safety Fair at Devonshire Center

Many city of Phoenix departments have joined forces to plan the annual Senior Safety Fair, set for 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, at Devonshire Senior Center, 2802 E. Devonshire Ave. The event’s purpose is to highlight personal wellbeing and physical safety for older adults in their homes and neighborhoods.

Special features will include on-site document shredding, digital fingerprinting and I.D. kits, and unwanted prescription medication drop-off, all offered free of charge. Presentations will include information on financial exploitation provided by Adult Protective Services, home safety information presented by Phoenix Police, and a hoarding awareness presentation.

Resource information tables include materials from the Arizona Attorney General’s office, Recycle Phoenix, Neighborhood Services, local transportation options, Hospice of the Valley, A Caring Hand for Mom (and Dad), and Area Agency on Aging Senior Helpline.

Door prizes and refreshments will be provided for attendees. All seniors welcome. For more information, call 602-256-3132.

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