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Date updated: March 30, 2023

Elder Abuse

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

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Types of Elder Abuse are:

Emotional, Verbal, Psychological, Cultural, Spiritual/Religious, Financial, Physical, Sexual, Neglect

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!

Click here for more information Government NL Adult Protection site 

Click here for SeniorsNL’s Elder Abuse Brochure

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.

Click here to the NL Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NLNPEA) Brochure

Need something else? Check out our Resources and Publications!

If you suspect someone is being abused or neglected, call toll-free 1-855-376-4957 or contact your regional health authority or local police. You can report confidentially.

Links to Resources and Information (listed in alphabetical order):

NICE has Tools (information and tips) on Caregiving, Dementia, End of Life Issues, Elder Abuse, and more.

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