EHSD Aging & Adult Services Awarded $1.5 Million in Grants to Respond to Elder Abuse as Contra Costa County’s Aging Population Grows

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MARTINEZ, Calif. (August 15, 2016) – Contra Costa County Employment & Human Services Department (EHSD) has announced that its Aging and Adult Services (AAS) bureau has been awarded two grants totaling $1.5 million from the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). AAS will use the funding awards to focus on addressing the issue of elder abuse, a critical concern as the county’s aging population continues to grow while seniors are also facing an array of social and health challenges. AAS is already implementing the Cal OES grant awards through Adult Protective Services (APS), and anticipates all services and supports for seniors will be… Continue reading