Monday, May 21, 2007

Elder Abuse on the Rise

Savannah, Georgia. Senior citizens are the county's fastest growing population. Unfortunately crimes against the elderly are also on the rise.

"It could happen to me, it could happen to her, it could happen to any of the men or women in this room," said Yvonne Clark.

Clark is one of 200 senior citizens who attended a program organized by local senior organizations, Savannah Chatham Metropolitan Police and Chatham County prosecutors. It's called the SALT Council. SALT stands for Seniors and Law Enforcement Together. It was a record crowd for this annual event.

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