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Adult Protective Services Wants You to Raise Your Voice

August 19, 2016

Do you know someone who has been taken care of by North Carolina Adult Protective Services, or needs to be? Then now’s the time to act. They’re holding listening sessions in the next few months, and they want to hear about YOUR experiences and how they could improve their services for some of our most vulnerable citizens: older folks and those with disabilities who are undergoing abuse or caretaker neglect, or who simply can’t take care of themselves anymore. 

As more and more people age in North Carolina, APS guardianship is increasing, and it’s vital for APS to be effective protectors and caretakers. That’s why they want your input. You can give the department valuable insight into how people are actually experiencing their services.

This issue also affects healthcare costs. Seniors without help can wind up needing expensive emergency care because preventable conditions have escalated. So let’s help them ensure that the rest of their lives are healthy and peaceful — and more affordable, too.

Learn more about attending listening sessions and their schedules here.

Around here, we like to raise our voices about rising healthcare costs. To get updates about legislation that affects YOUR healthcare costs in North Carolina, sign up.


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