Area Agency on Aging to offer virtual workshop

DAYTON — The Area Agency on Aging will present a 3.0 credit hour continuing education workshop from 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16, online via Zoom.

The cost is $40 to earn continuing education units or $20 to attend without continuing education units. Advance registration is requested by Sept. 13. More information and the registration form is available at or by emailing

The presenter is Brooke Lynch, who holds a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Wright State University and a Master of Science in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati. She is a supervisor with Montgomery County Job and Family Services in the Adult Protective Services unit in Dayton, where she was previously an Adult Protective Services specialist for 11 years, receiving Worker of the Year award in 2014.

This workshop will cover Adult Protective Services specific to Montgomery County and addresses general goals and services that apply to all counties.

Workshop participants will gain clarification on common misconceptions about Adult Protective Services and hear case examples as well as success stories. This workshop will provide clarification on the role that Adult Protective Services plays in the community and increase awareness on older adult abuse, neglect and exploitation.

The Ohio Board of Nursing accepts events approved for counselors and social workers for continuing nursing education.