Elder abuse walk scheduled June 15

Jun 05, 2013

A walk for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15 at the Waynesville Recreation Center’s outside track. The walk is designed to educate the public about signs of elder abuse, neglect and exploitation. One in nine persons 60 and older experience some form of elder abuse each year.

For every one case of elder abuse reported, an estimated 23 incidents go unreported. T-shirts and information will be distributed.

For more information, call 452-2122.

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