Karen Zangerle, director of Providing Access to Help (PATH) and the local 211 hotline, told WJBC on Monday she just received news of the funding.
“We’ll get $50,000 starting in January to help with self-neglect cases among seniors,” she said.
Zangerle said the agency will use the money in two main areas: recruiting attorneys to take on guardianship cases and training a local therapist to help with hoarding cases.
“Our No. 1 goal is to keep elderly people in their homes,” Zangerle said.
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New Funds Available for Neglected Senior Citizens in McLean County