Statistics on Elder Abuse
With every 1 elder abuse case reported there are 13 that go unreported
Why individuals don’t report: Embarrassment, Pride, and love for the person doing the crime.
300% higher risk of death for abuse victims.
85.5% of elder abuse is perpetrated by family members- child, sibling, spouse, grandchild.
Our Elder Justice Navigator provides care consultation and assistance for persons that have been determined to be experiencing fraud, abuse, neglect, or exploitation.
For more information, call (828) 277-8288
*Programs and services require an in-home assessment.