July 14, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
(NEW YORK, NY) ó July 12, 2006

Dr. Linda Eagle, President of The Edcomm Group, appears on CN8ís Comcast Newsmakers on CNN Headline News to discuss issues related to elder financial abuse.

Airing from July 12th through July 18th , 2006 and interviewed by Carla Showell-Lee, the show features Dr. Eagle addressing the problem of elder financial abuse, how to identify it, prevent it and what customers can expect from their banks. Dr. Eagle also discusses the responsibility of banks regarding regulatory compliance and training for customer protection.

The Edcomm Group has been a driving force in the campaign to teach bank personnel about elder financial abuse. Edcommís course, Focus on Elder Financial Abuse, is designed to help banks cope with the new laws targeting elder financial abuse by teaching front line staff about how to best serve their elderly customers while reducing risk to the bank.

Focus on Elder Financial Abuse is a comprehensive eLearning program providing training on issues related to elder financial abuse. The course covers: defining elder financial abuse and the laws governing it, detecting the red flags of elder financial abuse, and reporting elder financial abuse properly. Focus on Elder Financial Abuse teaches employees in all bank departments how to identify elder abuse and how to protect both their customers and the bank, with accurate, compliant reporting.

Dr. Eagle is frequently invited to speak on a range of topics including distance learning, adult education, compliance training, teller training, ethics training, technological advances in training and education and business solutions. Lindaís educational background in psychology and communications and her experience in organizational consulting give her unique insight into the practical application of training and communication programs that provide measurable benefits. She has provided consulting and training services to hundreds of organizations in a variety of industries. Published in many national publications including Forbes, USA Today and American Banker, Linda has also appeared on numerous local and national radio and television news programs.

Comcast Newsmakers is a five-minute interview program that airs twice an hour on CNN Headline News. Produced by CN8, Comcast Newsmakers features business and community leaders and local, regional, and state politicians who want to present their ideas in a forum that has a local focus but the reach and significance of a national news network.

The Edcomm Group is a 19-year-old multimedia education and communication consulting firm specializing in the development of creative business solutions that improve productivity, customer service and market share ó providing bottom-line results. The Edcomm Group (www.edcomm.com) (www.bankersacademy.com) is headquartered in New York City with an Advanced Design Center located in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.

For more information, please contact:

Linda Eagle
President, The Edcomm Group