adult protective services

By Sarah Hollander
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If you are one of an estimated 837,000 Hoosiers who provide unpaid care for a family member or friend—or expect to be a caregiver in the future—AARP Indiana invites you to Caregiving Night on Thursday, June 22, at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
By Sue Lindsey
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The South Carolina Department of Social Services has an Adult Advocacy Division that protects the health and welfare of elderly, disabled, and vulnerable adults. Adult Protective Services (APS) is part of this Division. The Division coordinates services to individuals who are 18 or older and are the victims of actual or potential abuse, neglect, self-neglect or exploitation.
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The AARP state office is urging Arkansans to keep an eye out for elder abuse, which includes physical abuse, financial exploitation and self-neglect. Abuse may involve an intentional attempt to inflict suffering, or it could occur unintentionally due to infirmity, laziness or inadequate know-how on the part of the person responsible.
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AARP Ohio State Director Tamara James issued the following statement on the newly adopted state biennium budget:
AARP is pleased to see the governor is proposing a state budget that will strengthen access to both health care and services that allow Ohioans to live independently at home as they age, said Bill Sundermeyer, who leads state legislative advocacy for AARP Ohio. Following are his comments on those and other AARP priority issues:
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Adult victims of neglect, physical or emotional abuse and financial exploitation will be better protected under provisions in the state budget adopted last night by the Ohio General Assembly.
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