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  • Are You Being Abused?

    When one person scares, hurts or continually puts down the other person, it's abuse. This information will help you understand the meaning of abuse. Content Detail

    By:
    National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)
  • Reporting elder abuse - some options

    In case of emergency call 911. Click on the link to find other help. Read More

  • Elder Rights and Adult Protection Resources

    This site has links to websites with elderly abuse information and also information about what you should know about abuse. Content Detail

    By:
    Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights and Adult Protection
  • Perspectives on Elder Abuse

    Representatives from five countries outline their perspectives on elder abuse in this report. This report has information on the forms of abuse (scroll to page 9 in the report), the different responses to elder abuse (scroll to page 12 in the report) and more. (You must have Acrobat Reader to pull up the attached document. Go to the Adobe website at http://www.adobe.com, look for the yellow icon which reads "Get Adobe Reader" and click on the Acrobat Reader icon to download.) Content Detail

    By:
    AARP (American Association of Retired Persons)
  • Filing Consumer Complaints

    The FTC has a Consumer Complaint Assistant to help you with your questions and help you file a complaint against a company. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission
  • Protect Yourself as a Consumer

    Consumer information on topics such as abusive lending, credit issues, privacy, seniors' issues and much more. Content Detail

    By:
    Federal Trade Commission