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Elder Abuse Numbers Climb In Oregon


Elder abuse numbers continue to rise in Oregon. 

It is true that the senior population is growing as well, but the abuse trend is still cause for concern. 

Oregon's Office of Adult Abuse Prevention and Investigation watches the trends and the cases. 

Reps from that office join us with a view of the issue and what's being done about it. 

ADDED: Number for reporting adult abuse in Oregon; 855-503-7233. 

In California, it's county-by-county; here's a list.

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and has hosted the Jefferson Exchange on JPR since 2009. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for more than 35 years, working in both television and radio.