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General Resources

A Citizen's Guide to Preventing and Reporting Elder Abuse - A handbook about preventing and reporting elder abuse from the California Office of the Attorney General

Elder Financial Abuse Basics - National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse



CANHR's Lawyer Referral Service (LRS): (800) 474-1116  or

California State Bar Association: (800) 843-9053 or

California Attorney General - website contains key resources on elder abuse at

California law online access -

State & Federal Government Departments

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB): Older Americans homepage on the CFPB website

Office of Attorney General, Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse: (800) 722-0432  or

Adult Protective Services: California Department of Social Services Web site at

Department of Public Health (DHP), Licensing and Certification:

Department of Social Services, Community Care Licensing:

State Insurance Commissioner's Office: (800) 927-4357 or

California Department of Real Estate at

California Bureau of Medi-Cal Fraud and Elder Abuse

Medicare Fraud: (800) 447-8477 or

Federal Trade Commission at 877-382-4357 or through the FTC’s website at

U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) at has reports and studies on nursing homes.

Advocacy Organizations

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR): (415) 974-5171 & (800) 474-1116 or

Long Term Care Ombudsman: (800) 231-4024 or at

Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP): (800) 434-0222  or

California Senior Medicare Patrol at (714) 560-0309  or

National Center on Elder Abuse: (800) 677-1116 or has background information on elder abuse issues, studies, and resources.

Elder Financial Protection Network:

Research, Studies and Reports

Brain Studies

Changes in cognitive abilities coupled with the fear of outliving resources make seniors prime targets for financial abuse.

Elder Financial Abuse Studies and Reports

Last Modified: April 26, 2016