There were nearly 5,000 investigations of elder abuse in the Northwest Florida last year, including more than 2,000 in Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton counties.
But without the elder abuse hotline set up through the Department of Elder Affairs, many of those cases might have gone unreported.
Read the full article in the Nov. 14 issue of Navarre Press.
Visit navarrepress.com/subscribe to view subscription options – or
click here sign up to receive a digital subscription to Navarre Press for 30 days free.