Older Adults, Families, and Caregivers

Older Adults, Families, and Caregivers

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It's not always easy to recognize abuse when it happens to you or someone you care for.  Learn about the types of abuse and what you can do by clicking the topics below.


Physical Abuse

Physical Abuse
An act, rough treatment or punishment that may result in injury, pain or impairment

Neglect and Abandonment

Neglect & Abandonment
Intentional or unintentional failure or refusal to provide care or help to an older adult - an extreme form of neglect

Psychological Abuse

Psychological Abuse
Psychological, verbal or emotional abuse causing suffering, emotional pain, or distress

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Find Help Near You
If you or someone you know is a victim of elder abuse, help is available. Find resources to assist you, and prevent or report elder abuse.

Financial Exploitation

Financial Exploitation
Illegal or improper use of an older person’s money or property
 

Sexual Abuse

Sexual Abuse
Sexual contact or non-contact of any kind with an older person without agreement from that person


 

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