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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 NCEA and The National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-term Care have partnered to create a Put a Stop to Poor Care Brochure. The brochure contains information on the warning signs of poor care as well as tips on how to advocate for quality care. Click the “Read More” button to check out the brochure in our NCEA Publications Database under the topic Nursing Home/Long-Term Care Abuse.
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  • To commemorate Veterans Day, the NCEA has launched a new piece in our elevator flyer series aimed at educating the public on ways that anyone can participate in stopping scams from occurring against older veterans of our armed services. This new resource is now available in our NCEA Publications Database (under the topic: Veterans).
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  • Register Now! Would you like more information on federal programs which fund victim assistance services for the protection of older adults in our communities? Join us, December 1st, to learn more about how you can apply to these programs.
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  • During the 10 weeks leading up to World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2015, the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) hosted a weekly countdown focusing on elder justice themes featuring expert twitter chats, blogs and an international webinar. Check out the highlights of the countdown!
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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!