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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
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is June 15, 2015. Once a year communities and municipalities around the world plan activities and programs to share information and spread awareness about abuse, neglect, and exploitation in later life. Visit the WEAAD microsite on to learn how you can get involved.
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  • Check out this Elder Abuse Multidisciplinary Teams: Planning for the Future monograph reflecting on the value of multidisciplinary teams in elder justice. The packet captures key observations, questions and recommendations with elder justice experts from a symposium that occurred September 8, 2014.
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  • 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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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!