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Local DSS Recognizes Adult Day Care's Vital Role


Last updated 6/21/2021 at 5:11pm

Last week, the county’s Department of Social Services recognized Mountain Care’s Transylvania Adult Day Care as a vital service and to commemorate World Elder Abuse Day.

Gov. Roy Cooper recently proclaimed June 15 as World Elder Abuse Day in North Carolina to draw “attention to the many criminal acts targeted and perpetrated against older adults.”

This year marks the 15th observance of World Elder Abuse Day, and, according to Cooper’s proclamation, there were 30,779 reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of vulnerable and older adults made to North Carolina’s 100 county d...

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