This week is an opportunity for all of us to do what we can to ensure the elderly people in our neighborhoods, and in our own families, are safe from neglect and exploitation. It can be as easy as dropping by once a week, listening to their concerns, and helping out where you can. Fraud is an issue as well as neglect and abuse. Please take a moment to contact your Neighborhood Advocate, Carolyn Compton at 314.454.5808 or via e-mail at to learn what you can do in your to advocate for the elderly in your community.

“Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are.”

This month holds a number of national recognition’s for victims’. Among those national awareness efforts aimed at victims rights I will highlight one effort each day on the site. Today please know that it is:

Global Youth Service Days
Youth Service America
April 11 – 13, 2014