Elder Justice

Statistics on Elder Abuse

  • Every 1 elder abuse case there is 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.

Elder Justice Navigator
Niki Duff

Call us:

(828) 277-8288

Monday-Friday

9:00 AM-4:30 PM

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