RESOURCES

Information about Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

For current information about what adult abuse, neglect, and exploitation are, please refer to the National Adult Protective Services Association’s website at https://www.napsa-now.org/get-informed

For information on Virginia's Adult Protective Services (APS) FY 2019 statistics click here.

National Resources:

AARP Policy and Research
https://www.aarp.org/research

Administration for Community Living 
https://acl.gov

Advancing States (formerly the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities)
http://www.advancingstates.org

Ageless Alliance 
https://agelessalliance.org

Aging In Place (formerly the National Council for Aging Care)  
https://www.aginginplace.org/guide-to-recognizing-elder-abuse

Alzheimer's Association
https://alz.org

American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging
https://www.americanbar.org/groups/law_aging

American Psychological Association Elder Abuse and Neglect
https://www.apa.org/pi/aging/resources/guides/elder-abuse

Center of Excellence on Elder Abuse and Neglect University of California, Irvine-School of Medicine
http://www.centeronelderabuse.org

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention-Elder Abuse
https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/elderabuse

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
https://www.consumerfinance.gov/practitioner-resources/resources-for-older-adults

Elder Justice Coalition
https://www.elderjusticecoalition.com

Elder Justice Initiative
https://www.justice.gov/elderjustice

Medicare
https://www.medicare.gov

National Adult Protective Services Association
https://www.napsa-now.org

National Clearinghouse on Abuse in Later Life
https://www.ncall.us

National  Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
http://www.preventelderabuse.org

National Long-Term Care Ombudsman Resource Center
https://ltcombudsman.org

Office for Victims of Crime
https://www.ovc.gov

Office on Violence Against Women
https://www.justice.gov/ovw

Virginia Resources:

Greater Augusta Coalition Against Adult Abuse
http://gacaaa.com

Office of the Attorney General, Elder Abuse & Neglect Squad
https://www.oag.state.va.us/index.php/programs-initiatives/medicaid-fraud?id=177

Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
https://www.vadars.org

Virginia Division for the Aging
https://vda.virginia.gov

Virginia Association of Area Agencies on Aging
http://vaaaa.org

VirginiaNavigator
https://www.virginianavigator.org

Online Training:

There is a free, online training for mandated reporters of adult abuse. To take the training, ADS5055 Mandated Reporters: Recognizing and Reporting Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation of Adults, click here.