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Buckingham County TRIAD fall event

Buckingham County TRIAD is an organization from the Virginia Attorney General’s Office and is under the umbrella of the Buckingham County Board of Supervisors. TRIAD focuses on educating the senior population about crimes that may target them. Its mission is to reduce crimes against seniors by empowering them with knowledge and information through communication between law enforcement and senior communities. TRIAD is made up of seniors in the community, law enforcement, Department of Social Services and health care government organizations. TRIAD also sponsors “Project Lifesaver, International,” a public safety program whose mission, using state of the art technology, is assisting those who care for individuals of Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Autism, Down syndrome and other cognitive conditions that put a person at risk for wandering.

All are welcome to attend the fall event on Oct. 10 at 1:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Highway 60, Buckingham. There will be information booths from area organizations, such as Centra PACE, Central Virginia Healthcare Coalition, Veterans Affairs, Piedmont Senior Resources, Department of Social Services and Law Enforcement. Door prizes, and refreshments.

Monthly meetings are held at the VFW Hall, Highway 60, Buckingham, on the second Thursday of each month at 1:30 p.m. Call (434) 315-1675 for more information.