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We stand for dignity. We will NOT stand for elder abuse.
ELDER ABUSE is a violation of human rights and a significant cause of illness, injury, loss of productivity, isolation and despair. —World Heath Organization
National Center on Elder Abuse

Directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, NCEA is a resource for policy makers, social service and health care practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families.

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What's New and Notable
  • October begins Medicare Annual Enrollment and it runs through December 7th, 2014. Consumers are faced with myriad choices and it can be overwhelming and confusing. Financial predators use this time to contact Medicare Beneficiaries to trick them into providing their Medicare numbers and other vital medical identity information. This fact sheet from the OIG is very helpful so that consumers can protect themselves.
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  • The Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC) is delighted to be the new home of the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA). Laura Mosqueda, M.D., Director of the NCEA and Chair of the Department of Family Medicine will lead this initiative in collaboration with the USC Davis School of Gerontology, the American Bar Association and other organizations to administer innovative solutions and heighten awareness of elder abuse on a national level.
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  • The Elder Justice Roadmap Project Report, sponsored by the US Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services, reflects input from stakeholders around the country at every level. This pivotal report offers guidance -- by the field and for the field -- on how to advance our efforts against elder abuse, neglect and financial exploitation.
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  • New annotated bibliographies related to recent elder abuse and neglect articles
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Use our Calendar to stay informed about conferences, trainings, and events around the country.

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Report Elder Abuse

If you have suspicions that an adult you care about is being mistreated or neglected, please make a call today. Get the numbers in your state!

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

This is a day to remember and honor victims of elder abuse. Learn more about WEAAD!