TRIAD enhances seniors' lives

Staff Reports

The National Sheriff's Association, the International Chiefs of Police Association and AARP agreed to work together to reduce the victimization of the elderly and formed the first TRIAD chapter in 1985. Since then, more than 400 TRIAD chapters have been organized.

The Douglas County TRIAD was formed in 1996 with the goal to enhancing the quality of life for senior citizens.

Douglas TRIAD board of directors is 14 members representing the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, East Fork Fire & Paramedics District, Douglas County Senior Services, the Nevada Division of Aging Services, senior volunteers and Douglas County Ministerial.

Local TRIAD programs include the Guardian System Program, File of Life, Senior Law Enforcement Academy, senior identification cards, senior education seminars and the Senior for a Day program, all free to Douglas County residents.


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