Elder Abuse

Updated Friday, April 5th, 2024

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Elder Abuse is a widespread but hidden problem where for every abuse reported as many as 23.5 others go unreported. For financial exploitation, the ratio of unreported cases is an alarming 43.9

Under California Law, Elder Abuse is both a criminal and civil offense. The primary focus of this website is on Elder Financial Abuse and Abuse and Neglect that occurs in Long Term Care facilities.


CANHR’s Home Equity Protection Program (HEPP) is a project funded by the State Bar of California to prevent financial mortgage scams and safeguard the homes of California’s low income seniors. HEPP’s mission is to stem the tide of predatory reverse mortgage lending and improper estate planning practices that commonly lead to loss of the home for seniors in low-income communities. Click the logo to visit these pages.


ABUSE & NEGLECT IN NURSING HOMES & RESIDENTIAL CARE/ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES

ELDER FINANCIAL ABUSE

KEY RESOURCES