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Macomb County offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of Juneteenth. Online services are available 24/7.

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Elder Justice Alliance news

News related to the Elder Justice Alliance, elder abuse prevention and response in Macomb County and across Michigan.

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Macomb County Elder Justice Alliance members sitting in groups during training.

Multidisciplinary Team Training

During our June 2024 meeting the Office of Victims of Crimes gave training on multidisciplinary teams and shared best practices for multidisciplinary team meetings. The meeting was held at the Macomb County Verkuilen Building. 

The training included breakout sessions where MCEJA members could really dive in to specific issues.



Attorney General Dana Nessel speaking to members of the Macomb County Elder Justice Alliance in a large conference room.

Presentation by Michigan Attorney General

During our April 2024 meeting Attorney General Nessel gave a presentation on recent trends, new rules and proposed legislation related to elder abuse, conservatorship, scams and other related issues. 

She also answered several questions from members during a Q and A session.




Office of Senior Services Director seated in front of a senior from the community

Fighting against financial scams in Macomb County

Working to turn the tide of financial scams against seniors. Financial scams targeting seniors are on the rise. According to a report by the National Council on Aging there were more than 88,000 complaints of fraud against people age 60 and older in 2022, amounting to more than $3 billion in losses.


PUBLISHED: February 12, 2024 at 7:06 a.m. | UPDATED: February 12, 2024 at 7:10 a.m.


Dr. Lichtenberg presenting to the Elder Justice Alliance

Task Force presentation on financial exploitation

Macomb County Elder Justice Alliance January 2024 meeting included a presentation by Dr. Lichtenberg from Wayne State University on financial exploitation investigation and prevention as well as Wayne State University's SAFE program. 

Financial exploitation investigation and prevention
Wayne State University Successful Aging through Financial Empowerment (SAFE) program



A group of people sitting at tables discussing elder justice

New Task Force

Efforts heightened to improve protections of senior citizens in Macomb County, state. Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel's administration is creating an elder abuse task force, four years after the state created one, while a local state lawmaker has introduced legislation to require certification of court-appointed guardians and conservators.

PUBLISHED: March 14, 2023 at 9:00 a.m. | UPDATED: March 14, 2023 at 9:01 a.m.


Michigan Attorney General's Elder Abuse Task Force 

Macomb County Elder Justice Alliance Newsletter (coming soon)

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