Resources on Elder Abuse

By: Kitty Capelle
By: Kitty Capelle

Here are a few online groups that will help you prevent and stop elder abuse.

Medicare Nursing Home Finder 

Compare the scores of nursing homes closest to you. The nursing homes are rated based on health inspections, staffing, quality and an overall rating. You can also find out if the nursing home participates in Medicare and Medicaid.

National Center on Elder Abuse 

“The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) serves as a national resource center dedicated to the prevention of elder mistreatment.”

Reporting elder abuse

You can report elder abuse in West Virginia here:

And here in Virginia:


Elder Abuse Prevention Resources on Twitter:


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