abuse http://waer.org en Elder Abuse Awareness http://waer.org/post/elder-abuse-awareness <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A group of people in </span>Onondaga<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> County who work with older adults want to make sure they know how to protect themselves from scams and elder abuse.</span></p><p>Wednesday was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and Vera House estimates that 6,000 incidents in the County went unreported in 2013.</p><p>Vera House Spokesperson Jenny Hicks says Elder Abuse can take many different forms:</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 22:10:01 +0000 Hannah Warren & John Smith 19506 at http://waer.org Elder Abuse Awareness Vera House Presents 24th Annual Report to Community http://waer.org/post/vera-house-presents-24th-annual-report-community <p>Vera House released its <a href="http://www.verahouse.org/coalition/2011-report-to-the-community-on-domestic-sexual-violence">24th Annual Report to the Community </a>on Wednesday, providing a snapshot of Domestic and Sexual Violence.&nbsp; The statistics are disturbing.&nbsp;</p><p>In 2012, The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office and Syracuse Police Department answered more than 18,300 domestic violence calls combined, leading to more than 2,500 perpetrator arrests.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:46:52 +0000 John Smith & Hannah Warren 10001 at http://waer.org Vera House Presents 24th Annual Report to Community