We live in an area of the country that has some unique barriers in combatting abuse. The following is from our Aging and Disability Resource Center’s aging plan written by an advisory board member by the name of Tom Kreuck.
As World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) approaches, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is planning a variety of activities to engage social workers in preventing, identifying, and addressing elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.
For over 25 years, Elder Law of Michigan has assisted seniors with legal, housing, pension, and benefits access issues. While we offer a variety of no-charge services for seniors across Michigan, many of our efforts have important components that focus on a reduction in and prevention of elder abuse cases.