What is Elder Abuse?
Any crime or violation committed against a victim who is 60 years of age or older may be considered elder abuse.
What are some examples of elder abuse?
- Domestic abuse or neglect at the hands of a family member or caregiver
- Financial exploitation committed by a family member or relative, home aide, stranger or “professional”
- Abuse of a power of attorney by someone entrusted to act as a fiduciary