June 15 is World Elder Abuse Day

June 15 is World Elder Abuse Day, a day to bring awareness to the issue of elder abuse and other forms of harm to those over the age of 65.  Hamilton County has an Adult Protective Services unit that helps protect …

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An overdue thank you

With November being National Adoption month and the time for our annual mass adoption ceremony, and December being the month where we collect gifts and host holiday parties for the children in our care, we have had a very busy two months. But before the year is over, I do not want to forget a “thank-you” owed to the voters of Hamilton County for approving the Senior Services levy in November.

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421-LIFE Number to Call for Elder Protection

We handled nearly 500 cases in our Adult Protective Services unit in 2012. It is a small number, when you think about the large amount of people who live in Hamilton County. One of the reasons is that the abuse and exploitation …

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