TRIAD recognizes seniors


Staff Reports

Four Douglas County seniors were recognized as TRIAD Senior for a Day winners for 2009 with a lunch at the Country Club Restaurant in Gardnerville on April 30. The 2009 honorees are Venice Reed, Bob Daniels, Gene Abrahamson and Ruby Birchfield.

The Senior for a Day program is an annual celebration of four seniors with lunch and a basket of gifts. The winners are selected by raffle.

The first TRIAD chapter was formed in 1985 by the National Sheriff's Association, the International Chiefs of Police Association and AARP to reduce victimization of the elderly. The Douglas County TRIAD was formed in 1996 and is one of 400 chapters nationally working toward enhancing the quality of life for senior citizens.

The 14-member Douglas County TRIAD board of directors is represented by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, East Fork Fire & Paramedic Districts, Douglas County Senior Services, Nevada Division of Aging Services, senior volunteers and Douglas County Ministerial.

The Senior for a Day program is part of the local TRIAD programs including the Guardian System Program, File of Life, Senior Law Enforcement Academy, senior identification cards and senior education seminars " all of which are free to Douglas County residents.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Sign in to comment