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 http://www.napsa-now.org/get-informed/

For information on Virginia's Adult Protective Services (APS) FY 2016 statistics click here.

National Resources:

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

Administration for Community Living 
https://www.acl.gov/

Ageless Alliance 
http://www.agelessalliance.org/index.php

Alzheimer's Association
http://www.alz.org/index.asp

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

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

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 Maltreatment
http://www.cdc.gov/ViolencePrevention/eldermaltreatment/index.html

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
http://www.consumerfinance.gov/older-americans/

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

Elder Justice Initiative

http://www.usa.gov/federal-agencies/elder-justice-initiative

Medicare
http://www.medicare.gov/

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

National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities
http://www.nasuad.org/

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

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

National Council for Aging Care  
http://www.aginginplace.org/guide-to-recognizing-elder-abuse/ 

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

Office for Victims of Crime
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/ovc/about/index.html

Office on Violence Against Women
http://www.ovw.usdoj.gov/

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
http://www.vadrs.org/

Virginia Division for the Aging
http://www.vda.virginia.gov/

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

VirginiaNavigator
 http://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.