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June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Each year, an estimated 5 million older persons are abused, neglected and exploited. Older adults throughout the United States lose an estimated $2.6 billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation, funds that they desperately need to pay for basics such as housing, food and medical care. And it is estimated that only about one in five of those crimes are ever reported. In Guernsey County alone, 130 incidents of abuse, neglect, and exploitation were […]
Source: The Daily Jeff – News from Camberidge OH

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