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Date updated: July 21, 2023

Elder Abuse

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

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

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