This is a public service announcement making Lake County residents aware of another growing problem in our community – ELDER ABUSE!
We were told about this problem during our visits to the Lake County Council on Aging. Please read this link that will give the details about elder abuse:
While attending our booth at the recent Mentor City Fest, we had a concerned citizen tell us about a senior friend that she believes was a victim of abuse by a neighbor. We gave the information to Mr. Joseph Tomsick, CEO of the Council on Aging.
He stated that we are fortunate in Lake County to have a dedicated Adult Protective Service Unit, thanks to funding from the Senior Services Levy to the Lake County Department of Job & Family Services.
Mr. Tomsick had one of his staff members forward the information through the proper APS channels, as all such allegations are taken seriously.
APS plays a vital role in addressing the needs of vulnerable seniors by working to prevent, reduce, and remedy conditions causing endangerment while maximizing the senior’s independence and self-determination. The dedicated Lake County APS Unit is greatly helping our community handle the growing senior population. If you suspect that a family member, relative, neighbor or you may be a victim of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation speak up, break the silence and call Adult Protective Services at (440)350-4000. Reports are kept confidential and anonymous reports are accepted.
875451 670445Seriously really good contribution, I genuinely depend on up-dates of your stuff. 507140
62796 96050Yay google is my king helped me to locate this outstanding internet site! . 226595
784487 578244I like the valuable data you supply inside your articles. Ill bookmark your weblog and check once more here often. Im quite certain I will learn a lot of new stuff proper here! Excellent luck for the next! 146598
20592 719914whoah this blog is magnificent i really like reading your posts. Keep up the wonderful work! You know, lots of people are seeking around for this information, you could help them greatly. 869212
494435 957405Pretty part of content material. I just stumbled upon your weblog and in accession capital to assert that I get in fact loved account your weblog posts. Any way Ill be subscribing on your feeds or even I success you access constantly quick. 235717