Alzheimer's Support Network

ELDER ABUSE RESOURCES:


 

 

COILLER COUNTY SENIORS ADVOCACY UNIT
Click on Logo above for Website


     Hopeline is a program through Verizon that connects domestic violence victims
                                                             with vital resources.
  Click on the logo for more info.

 




Butler County, Ohio has created an Elder Abuse Task Force, drawing together Law Enforcement, the DA's Office, Private Advocacy Groups, and the Business Community to help stem the tide of Crimes and Abuse against the Elderly. 

Click the logo above for an overview of this program.  Click Here for a detailed list of scams identified by this program.


In March this Task Force held 4 meetings detailing their work.  They are posted in full below.

     
 
     





The National Center for Edler Abuse  (NCEA) was established by the U.S. Administration on Aging (AoA) in 1988 as a national elder abuse resource center.  Click on their logo above for their website.

 Click Here  for a list of resources and inportant numbers in Florida.

How to Answer the Tough Questions about Elder Abuse







Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the FBI and the National White Collar Crime Center.
Click on the Logo Above to go to their site.   Click here for a comprehensive list of internet based scams.




Click on the Logo above to go to the Main website for the Federal Trade Commission.
Click the button below  to File a Complaint with the Federal Trade Commission and to learn about more scams and frauds.

  WhoCares: Sources of Information About Health Care Products and Services

FTC Warns Consumers: Charity and Home Repair Scams May Appear After a Disaster 
Warning from the Federal Trade Commission posted on  August 29th 2012


Fraud, Vulnerability and Aging  - Case Studies 
This report covers many common scams with the techniques used.  What makes the elderly so vulnerable is also examined.

 
    Center for Excellence on Elder Abuse and Negelct  UC, Irvine

Elder Abuse can happen to any senior.  Part of this awareness program is to reduce the feelings of shame and embarrassment that often prevent seniors from speaking out.  Reporting Abuse is the first step in stopping it.  Click on the video below and gain strength from this curious account of an American legend.