Sunday, March 4, 2007

Officials confront Lack of Funds to combat Elderly Abuse, Neglect.

By MARY ANN GREIER, Salem News staff writer

LISBON — Columbiana County officials plan to continue tackling elder abuse and neglect by tackling a lack of state funding for protective services.

The state hasn’t funded Adult Protective Services for at least two years and even before that, didn’t provide an adequate amount of funding.

“We can’t just say we choose not to care for the elderly,” she said. “It’s just a real social problem.”

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