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Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse: Frequently Asked Questions

Learn the warning signs of elder abuse and what you can do to stop elder abuse.

Review Date: July 14, 2014

National Center on Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Information

This article presents information on elder abuse, including types and causes, and provides steps toward prevention of elder abuse.

Review Date: January 23, 2013

National Council on Child Abuse and Family Violence

Get Help: National Center on Elder Abuse

If you suspect someone you care about is being abused or neglected, you can help. Find out who to call and how to locate victim services.

Review Date: July 14, 2014

National Center on Elder Abuse

Healthy Aging: Elder Abuse

Some older adults may be at greater risk of abuse because they live alone or don't get out much. Abuse can occur at home, in a nursing facility, or in public. Read more to find out how elder abuse can be prevented in your family.

Review Date: October 14, 2014

Office on Women's Health