Recognize and Report Abuse

Recognize and Report the Abuse of Older Adults

Abuse of older adults refers to actions that harm an older person or jeopardize their health or welfare. Abuse can be physical, financial or psychological. If this is happening to you, or anyone you know – SPEAK UP!

Who are the Victims?

Who Could be an Abuser?

What is Abuse?

Senior man appearing desolate

Financial Abuse

Physical Abuse

Sexual Abuse

Emotional Abuse

Spiritual Abuse

Violations of Rights

What is Neglect?

A Neglectful Caregiver Might:

Abuse is a Crime!

Many types of abuse or neglect are crimes under the Criminal Code of Canada.
If this is happening to you or someone you know contact your local Police.

Speak up! It's not your fault.

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