Prescription drug abuse is the Nation’s fastest growing drug problem and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has classified prescription drug abuse as an epidemic.
Moore County District Attorney, Maureen Krueger, Policy Director Roxanne Elliot, of Community Health Services of First Health, Recovery Associates Counselor, Becky Carlson & Captain over Narcotics at the Moore County Sheriff’s Department, Jerrell Seawell, join forces for an important conversation about this severe and growing problem in Moore County. Our four guests do a wonderful job of outlining the problem; its origins, offering important tips on prevention, spotting red flags and discussing the care and couseling benefits available in Moore County and the financial challenges associated with this endeavor.

The Financial Exploitation of the Elderly – Part I – April 2nd, 2011

The myriad of issues concerning Elder Abuse in our society and the benefits that proper planning and prevention can offer are discussed by Moore County District Attorney Maureen Krueger, Southern Pines attorney Emily Tobias of Gill & Tobias, Adult Services Supervisor of Moore County Dept. of Social Services, Alona Sloan, Wells Fargo Certified Financial Planner Steve Daskal, and elder rights activist Beth Morgan of ConnectNC.

Listen to Part II