July 16, 2013
By KAYLA MEYER
“It’s everyone’s business to prevent elder abuse,” said Mary Walker, media specialist with the Department of Family and Protective Services, which includes Adult Protective Services.
APS completed 64 investigations in Calhoun County last year, and confirmed that 31 were valid allegations, Walker said in a press release. Statewide, Walker said there were 87,487 investigations last year of people living at home and 59,595 of those investigations confirmed victims of abuse, neglect or financial exploitation.
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