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Date updated: August 21, 2019

Elder Abuse

ATTENTION: If you feel you or someone you know is being abused, please call us right away!!  1-800-563-5599. We will connect you to the people and resources you need to STOP it!

Elder Abuse can be an act (abuse) or a failure to act (neglect) that harms an older person.

Types of Elder Abuse are:

Emotional, Verbal, Psychological, Cultural, Spiritual/Religious,

Financial, Physical, Sexual, Neglect


world elder abuse awareness day 2019 events sponsored by verafin

Become a member of seniorsnl’s NETWORK to address elder abuse in our province

There is a network of individuals, community and government partners, working together to prevent elder abuse in Newfoundland and Labrador.

NL Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

is an integral part of SeniorsNL’s efforts to create awareness and take action on elder abuse.

Our vision:

is that older persons will live in safe, caring communities where there is zero tolerance of abuse.


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