Amid rising abuse, exploitation of vulnerable adults in South Carolina, AARP seeks better services

The fragile elderly woman whose son is taking her money but not ensuring she’s fed or bathed.

An old man covered in bed sores, left alone to lie in his own feces.

A large and powerful 19-year-old suffering from severe autism whose mother can’t manage him by herself anymore.

These are some of the people that South Carolina’s Adult Protective Services helps every day.

https://www.greenvilleonline.com/story/news/2018/05/13/vulnerable-adults-south-carolina-needs-more-services-aarp-says/598131002/

Posted by editor on Tue, 15 May 2018 09:05