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Elder Abuse Prevention

Elder Abuse Prevention

Baltimore, MD (June 1, 2013) Every year, an estimated 2.1 million older Americans are victims of elder abuse, neglect, or exploitation.  The National Center for Elder Abuse states that for… Read more »

World Elder Abuse Prevention

World Elder Abuse Prevention

BALTIMORE, MARYLAND (June 12, 2012) — On June 15, the Maryland Department of Human Resources will honor World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: a time to raise awareness and educate the… Read more »

Draft Social Services Block Grant report available for comment

Draft Social Services Block Grant report available for comment

BALTIMORE, MD (July 28, 2011).  The Department of Human Resources’ Draft Social Services Block Grant Report for the period October 1, 2011 through September 30, 2012 is now available for… Read more »

Three DHR experts make media appearances to bring attention to critical issues

Three DHR experts make media appearances to bring attention to critical issues

BALTIMORE (JUNE 13, 2011) – Department of Human Resources’ programs experts will make media appearances to bring attention to Baltimore City Department of Social Services recruitment of foster parents willing… Read more »

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2011

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2011

BALTIMORE: (June 2, 20110) – Each year in Maryland, officials receive over 8,000 reports of elder abuse.  The actual number of abuse victims may be much higher.  It is estimated that… Read more »

Your neighbor may be suffering in silence: know the signs of elder abuse

Your neighbor may be suffering in silence: know the signs of elder abuse

BALTIMORE – The number of elderly continues to grow as baby boomers age and life expectancy continues to expand. Our mobile society has afforded individuals the opportunity to settle apart and away from their immediate family causing many to ultimately age away from loved ones.

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