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Community Resources : Elder Abuse

2-1-1 Get Answers, Get Connected
US
2-1-1 (Dial Phone #211) is an easy to remember telephone number that where available connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities. The implementation of 211 is being spearheaded by United Way and other referral agencies in states and local communities. United Way of America (UWA) and the Alliance for Information and Referral Systems (AIRS) strongly support Federal funding so that every American has access to this essential service.
Elder Abuse Foundation
US
Elder-Abuse-Foundation website provides information and resources on nursing homes and elder abuse, as well as help on choosing the right nursing home.
Federal Trade Commission
US
The FTC is a bipartisan federal agency with a dual mission to protect consumers and promote competition. The FTC protects consumers by stopping unfair, deceptive or fraudulent practices in the marketplace. We conduct investigations, sue companies and people that violate the law, develop rules to ensure a vibrant marketplace, and educate consumers and businesses about their rights and responsibilities.
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA)
US
The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is committed to helping national, state, and local partners in the field be fully prepared to ensure that older Americans will live with dignity, integrity, independence, and without abuse, neglect, and exploitation. The NCEA is a resource for policy makers, social service and health care practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families.
U.S. Administration on Aging - Eldercare Locator
A Public Service of the U.S. Administration on Aging US
Tel: 800-677-1116
The Eldercare Locator helps older adults and their caregivers find local services & housing options for seniors. If you want more specific references call us at 1-800-677-1116, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Eastern Time.