Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is an intentional act, or failure to act, by a caregiver or another person in a relationship involving an expectation of trust that causes or creates a risk of harm to an older adult. (An older adult is defined as someone age 60 or older.)

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Need to report elder abuse or find services for older adults?

To report elder abuse or find services for older adults and their families, visit The Eldercare LocatorExternalExternal. You can also access the Locator by calling 1-800-677-1116.The Eldercare Locator is a public service of the U.S. Administration on Aging.