What programs are available to assist the elderly and/or disabled adults who are in danger of abuse or exploitation?

Adult protective services are available to adults 18 or older, who are risk of abuse or neglect.


Options and services vary with the needs and willingness of the adult but can include: arranging for medical care, coordination with law enforcement and other agencies, assistance finding alternative living arrangements, financial management services and referrals, homemaker and housekeeper services within specified limits, crisis interventions such as restraining orders and long term legal interventions such as guardianship and protective placement.

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1. What is adult abuse?
2. What are some signs of adult abuse?
3. What can I do to stop adult abuse?
4. What does Adult Protective Services do?
5. What programs are available to assist the elderly and/or disabled adults who are in danger of abuse or exploitation?
6. How do I make a referral if I believe an adult is at risk of abuse or neglect?
7. What happens when I make a referral? Who responds?
8. What if the elderly or impaired adult refuses help?
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