SOMC releases balloons for Elder Abuse Awareness

SOMC balloon release for Elder Abuse Awareness Day

In honor of Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, Southern Ohio Medical Center released one balloon into the sky for each reported case of elder abuse in Scioto County in 2012 – 162 in all. SOMC was part of an event recognizing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at the Scioto County Welcome Center.