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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
  • Do you care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s Disease or another dementia? With funding from the Archstone Foundation, the Department of Family Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC has created an educational brochure for caregivers of people with dementia about preventing elder abuse. This brochure provides information about elder abuse, tips for caregivers of people with dementia, example scenarios, and resources. This new resource is now available to download in both print and web versions in the NCEA Publications Database.
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  • Did you know there are numerous funding sources available which can be used to help older adult victims of abuse? Click the “Read More” link below to listen in or read about our collaborative Funding Available for Elder Abuse Victim Assistance webinar. Learn how you can apply for funding from two federal programs to support victim services for older adults in your community.
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  • In case you missed it, check out the Put a Stop to Poor Care webinar here! This enlightening webinar hosted by our subcontractor the Consumer Voice, touched on a variety of important topics for those in long-term care settings. Hear experts shed light on what defines quality care, regulatory differences, indicators and advocacy tips, roles and responsibilities of Ombudsmen, and so much more!
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  • 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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Report Elder Abuse

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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!