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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
  • The California Elder Justice Coalition's (CEJC) Caregiving Subcommittee has released a policy brief describing the interface between caregiving and elder abuse. It highlights the need for caregiver services, promoting caregiver assessments that identify caregivers’ needs and identify high risk situations, and holding abusive caregivers accountable.
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  • Read tips and share our newly created factsheet The Grandparent Scam- What You Need to Know. This scam involves someone calling or emailing an elder and claiming to be his/her grandchild. The person then scams the elder by stating that he/she is traveling, has gotten into a bad situation and needs money.
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  • Listen into this extremely informative podcast by NCEA Director and world renowned geriatrician Dr. Laura Mosqueda on aging dilemmas.
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  • According to the Weill Cornell study “Resident-to-Resident Aggression in Long-Term Care Facilities: An Understudied Problem”, violence among nursing home residents is a long standing yet hidden phenomenon. The NCEA and Consumer Voice have just released a piece on this very topic, and are sharing it as an educational tool for the long-term care community.
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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!