FERGUSON, MO (KPLR) - The crisis in Ferguson has left residents on edge, especially the elderly and the disabled. Many are afraid to leave their homes to go to doctor's appointments and to the grocery store. Representative from Better Family Life set up a tent at Canfield Green Apartment, where 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed by Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson more than a week ago. Representatives are offering free blood pressure checks, food, diapers, toiletries, and school supplies to residents in need. They are also providing financial assistance to those who need to buy medications. Social workers are also going door-to-door offering counseling to help families deal with their grief, anger, and frustration.
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