Protecting Our Vulnerable Elders "That Horrible Lady"

Written by Barbara Mascio

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In fact, in Cuyahoga County, 1,336 new files were opened withrepparttar Adult Protection Service inrepparttar 132447 year 2000 – that’s over 100 new cases each month. The report, released in 2001 by Cuyahoga County Commission Department of Aging, was a shock to me, but Ruth was not surprised.

“Barbara,repparttar 132448 lady they sent to me was well groomed, she was polite, I had no reason to distrust her. You could tell she was from a good family …” Ruth went on to justify how quickly she was robbed of $4,200 and how she only hoped that ‘ horrible lady’ is judged byrepparttar 132449 law, by God and finally by her own karma.

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The man who would be Canute.

Written by Malcolm Pugh

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And faced with a renewed tide of dissent, His words were drowned, and his clothing was rent, For no one was working at shiftingrepparttar sand, No more illusions, no more sleight of hand, Just a shadowy figure now seen inrepparttar 132444 light, By a new sense of vision, a new sense of right, Now lying crumpled atrepparttar 132445 mark of high tide, Whererepparttar 132446 sea of opinion has tossed him aside, Seen atrepparttar 132447 last as an empty rattling shell, Devoid of substance, and bobbing in swell, That dreamed a delusion of power so great, And now is but humbled by truth and by fate.

Ex systems programmer now dabbling in website. Do some search engine optimisation, self taught. Poetry is an old hobby.

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