Elder Abuse

Did you know...
It is estimated that 2.1 Million Americans suffer from Elder Abuse.

What is Elder Abuse?
By definition Elder Abuse is the infliction of physical, emotional, or psychological harm on an older adult.

What are some Signs of Elder Abuse?

Neglect is Elder Abuse
Neglect often happens in the home. It is a myth that neglect only happens in the Nursing Home.
Signs of Neglect Include:

Why does Elder Abuse happen?
There are many reasons why Elder Abuse occurs. The most common reasons are: family situations created by the presence of an older person in the home, a history of family violence, and financial burden.

If You Are Experiencing Elder Abuse...
What Can I do to Help?

Do Not Keep It Quiet!