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Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is an intentional act, or failure to act, by a caregiver or another person in a relationship involving an expectation of trust that causes or creates a risk of harm to an older adult. (An older adult is defined as someone age 60 or older.)

What Are Some Forms of Elder Abuse? 

For the red flags of elder abuse take a look at this link.
For information about nursing home abuse, check out this link.

To report suspected elder abuse call
1-888-832-3858 or
in Shenandoah County - 540-459-6226.

To learn more about financial
abuse click here.
Check out this information about financial scams that target seniors.
document teaches about common scams and what to do if you think you're being targeted.

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