“At the Bank of Cadiz & Trust Company, we value the opportunity to be an integral part of the communities we serve. Any crime against seniors is particularly devastating, and if we can strengthen our community by protecting those who are most vulnerable and exposed to fraud, theft, abuse and neglect, then it is our responsibility as a good corporate citizen to protect these elderly residents,” said Kevin T. Atwood, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Bank of Cadiz & Trust Company.
“First Tennessee is proud to support the Senior Crimestoppers program,” says Carol Yochem, First Tennessee president, Middle Tennessee. “They are an important resource in providing safety to the elderly residents of our communities. We look forward to a productive partnership.”
“Lakeland Bank is proud to work with an organization that is dedicated to helping and protecting the senior citizens in our community. Our investment in the foundation will help Friedwald Rehab and Nursing Center offer a greater sense of security with a program that is designed to deter crime before it becomes an issue,” said John Rath, first senior vice president of Lakeland Bank.
“We’re excited to team with CRA Partners and fund the Senior Crimestoppers program at Ten Broeck Commons,” said Bill C. Calderara, President and CEO of Ulster Savings Bank. “We’re confident that the Senior Crimestoppers program will enhance Ten Broeck’s efforts to maintain a safe and secure living environment for its residents.”
“We are pleased to partner with The Senior Housing Crime Prevention Foundation in helping to bring this program to Bridgeway Care,” stated William Taylor, President and CEO of Somerset Savings Bank. “We recognize the importance of being an advocate for our senior citizens, especially as it relates to matters of finances and money.”
“It’s difficult to distinguish between fraudulent and legitimate offers,” commented Debbie Cunningham, president of Northstar Bank. “Our goal is to help prevent elder financial abuse through awareness and training.”
Today, more than 40,000 elderly and infirmed Veterans live in our nation’s 160 Veterans nursing homes. These brave men and women served our country and defended the freedom we all enjoy today. Our Veterans deserve the very best we can give them. We are proud to have created and sustained a banking industry initiative to provide the nationally-acclaimed Senior Crimestoppers program to every Veterans nursing home at no cost to the facilities or their residents which will enable them to live out their lives in safe, secure environments with and enhanced quality of life. Join us as we honor our Veterans for their service.
“We are pleased to grant the funding for the Senior Crimestoppers Program for the residents of Country Villa Pavilion Nursing Center to provide education and create a safer, more secure facility for our senior citizens in the communities we serve. Like this program, we will continue to enrich the lives of the communities we serve.” Stated Min Kim, President and Chief Executive Officer of Open Bank.
“Crime against the elderly in our society is a growing concern but can be reduced and prevented through programs like these. AmeriServ believes in this worthwhile cause and is proud to partner with Crimestoppers and CRA Partners to provide funding to non-profit organizations when possible. We share similar missions and goals with both organizations. We want to help provide better life experiences for their residents. We’re a community bank and we have vested interest in the safety of our neighbors,” said Mitch Edwards, Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager for AmeriServ.