Saturday, June 15, 2013

Senior Abuse Day Looks To Raise Awareness

Today is Senior Abuse Awareness Day. It's a day dedicated to shine a spotlight on the circumstances surrounding senior abuse. Lunenburg County's Senior Safety Coordinator, Beth George says she works with seniors who need help every day. However, she says anyone can help stop abuse.

George says there are many forms of senior abuse with financial abuse listed as the most common. It's believed roughly 1,000 seniors in Lunenburg County are dealing with some form of abuse on a daily basis.