Did this happen to you or someone you know?
- Has anyone forced you to have sexual intercourse or oral sex if you did not want to?
- Has anyone touched you in a sexual way or forced you to touch them in a sexual way against your will?
- Has anyone made you undress or expose yourself when you didn’t want to?
- Has anyone taken pictures of you with your clothes partially or completely off when you didn’t want them to?
- Has anyone talked to you in a sexual way that made you feel uncomfortable?
- Has anyone made you watch pornography against your will?
Warning signs of sexual abuse include:
- Bruises around the breasts or genital area
- Unexplained venereal disease or genital infections
- Unexplained vaginal or anal bleeding
- Changes in a older adult's demeanor, such as showing fear or becoming withdrawn when a specific person is around
- Evidence of pornographic material being shown to a older adult with diminished capacity
- Blood found on sheets, linens or a older adult’s clothing
- An elder's report of being sexually assaulted or raped