Kline Galland Online Information Center*

Elder Abuse Information and Reporting

*State and Area Agencies on Aging

Source: N4A

Description:

Links to State and Area Agencies on Aging in all 50 states; most include comprehensive list of local resources for seniors.


*State Elder Abuse Hotlines

Source: National Center on Elder Abuse

Description:

Numbers for all 50 states for reporting domestic or institutional elder abuse.


Aging.gov

Source: U.S. Deaprtment of Health & Human Services

Description:

New portal to help older adults find information about healthy lifestyles, planning for retirement, and knowing the options for health care and long-term care.


Elder Justice

Source: Elder Justice Now, NCOA

Description:

Coalition offers information, and a public awareness film.


Factsheet: Your Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Source: IlluminAge Communication Partners

Description:

The role of the long-term care ombudsman; working together to solve problems; other resources.


Financial Protection for Older Americans

Source: U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Description:

Offers information and resources to help consumers make wise financial decisions; includes resources promoting financial protection of older adults


Fraud Hotline

Source: United States Senate Special Committee on Aging

Description:

Con artists lure vulnerable elderly into turning over large sums of money, or revealing personal information that can be used to empty their bank accounts. Now families have a new resource from the United States Senate Special Committee on Aging: a toll-free hotline where seniors and families can report suspected fraud and receive expert assistance.


National Adult Protective Services Association

Description:

National non-profit organization to provide state Adult Protective Services (APS) program administrators and staff with a forum for sharing information, solving problems, and improving the quality of services for victims of elder and vulnerable adult abuse.


National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)

Source: U.S. Administration on Aging

Description:

National resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment. Site offers information, resources and hotlines.


National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life

Source: The Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Description:

Through advocacy and education, NCALL strives to challenge and change the beliefs, policies, practices, and systems that allow abuse to occur and continue. NCALL also aims to improve victim safety by increasing the quality and availability of victim services and support.


National Legal Resource Center

Source: U.S. Administration on Aging

Description:

Providing legal support to the aging advocacy network; focus includes elder abuse, housing, legal capacity


National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center

Description:

Information for persons serving as advocates for residents' rights and quality care. Includes a searchable directory.


* The resources identified here are for informational purposes only, and do not constitute medical or legal advice. Readers are advised to contact their own medical professionals and legal advisors to determine the applicability of the information contained or referenced here to their individual circumstances.