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Seeking out Daviess County ‘invisible’ population

“Most of the seniors I’ve worked with are proud individuals,” says Shelley Elbert, long-term care specialist for 18 counties in Northwest Missouri

[1]They’ve been called the invisible population. Some are socially isolated and retiring by their nature; don’t see or hear so good anymore; don’t think as clearly as they used to; and a lot of times don’t feel all that well. They are the elderly.

And they are vulnerable

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