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Elder Abuse
Elder Abuse

 

ELDER ABUSE: Any intentional or neglectful act by a caregiver or trusted
individual that results in the harm or neglect of a vulnerable elder.

Elder abuse is an under recognized problem with devastating life changing consequences. It can affect men and women of all ethnic backgrounds and social status.

Did You Know? Elder abuse is an under recognized problem with devastating life changing consequences that can affect men and women of all ethnic backgrounds and social status.

Mandatory Elder Abuser Reporting information:

Anyone may report suspected child abuse, but mandatory reporters are all professionals that work with children including health care providers, child care or day care providers mental health professionals, social workers, school personnel and law enforcement. They are REQUIRED to do so by the law.