Elder Abuse and Scams

REPORT ELDER ABUSE

24 HOUR HOTLINE – ​ 1-800-233-8911

Abuse reports can be made on behalf of an older adult whether the person lives in their home or in a care facility such as a nursing facility, personal care home, hospital, etc. The reporters may remain anonymous and have legal protection from retaliation, discrimination and civil or criminal prosecution.

 For more information:
Pennsylvania Department on Aging
COMMON SIGNS AND/OR SYMPTOMS OF ABUSE MAY INCLUDE:​
  • Isolation
  • Weight Loss
  • Bruises or Broken Bones
  • Increased Confusion
  • Unusual Withdrawals From Any Account
  • Signing Over One’s Home to Another