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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.

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