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Date updated: October 24, 2023

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse can be an act (abuse) or a failure to act (neglect) that harms an older person.

Types of Elder Abuse are:

Emotional, Verbal, Psychological, Cultural, Spiritual/Religious, Financial, Physical, Sexual, Neglect

ATTENTION: If someone you know is being abused, please call the Adult Protection Line at 1-855-376-4957.

For additional resources and supports, you can also call SeniorsNL Information Line at:  1-800-563-5599.

Click here for more information Government NL Adult Protection site 

Click here for SeniorsNL’s Elder Abuse Brochure

Become a member of SeniorsNL’s NETWORK to address elder abuse in our province

There is a network of individuals, community, and government partners, working together to prevent elder abuse in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Click here for the NL Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NLNPEA) Brochure

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