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Marshall Medical Hosts Free Mental Health Talk: Scams & How to Avoid Exploitation

February 19, 2016— Marshall Community Health Education is pleased to offer another free program in its ongoing Mental Health Series.

Scams have become prevalent in modern society and many target seniors. As we age, seniors are more vulnerable to exploitation. Learn how to avoid and detect this type of abuse.

Al Hamilton, Attorney, El Dorado County Senior Legal Services, will be speaking about the common and deceitful scenarios that many seniors face as well as how to avoid them. This informative talk will be held on Tuesday, March 1, from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m., at Marshall Community Health Education at 3581 Palmer Drive, Suite 501 in Cameron Park. To register, call (530) 626-2990.

The next talk in the series is titled Introduction to Ayurveda, Living with Health and Wellness. Presented by Jennifer Fiterre, Marshall Volunteer Coordinator, Ayurveda and Reiki Practitioner. Ayurveda is a mind and body approach to self care which may help prevent fatigue, pain, anxiety/depression and stress, held on March 11 and April 28.

The Mental Health Series is made possible by a grant from the Marshall Foundation for Community Health. Visit to learn about their other community projects.

Marshall is an independent, nonprofit community healthcare provider located in the heart of the Sierra Foothills. Marshall includes Marshall Hospital, a fully accredited acute care facility with 113 beds in Placerville; several outpatient facilities in Cameron Park, El Dorado Hills and Georgetown; and many community health and education programs. Marshall has more than 200 board-certified physicians and 1,500 employees providing quality healthcare services to more than 175,000 residents of El Dorado County.