• Prevention
  • We strongly urge you to continue to educate yourself about the problem of elder abuse, share what you learn with others, report concerns, get involved in community prevention efforts, and make a long term commitment to reach out to those who are vulnerable. (docplayer.net)
  • In Kentucky, advocates of elder abuse prevention have encouraged individuals to wear purple to show their commitment to protecting older citizens and spreading the awareness message. (ky.gov)
  • Earlier this month, representatives from the LCCEAAs gathered in Frankfort for a recognition luncheon and information session on elder abuse prevention. (ky.gov)
  • risk
  • Is there anything people can do to reduce their risk of elder abuse? (docplayer.net)
  • Elder abuse is any knowing, intended, or careless act that causes harm or serious risk of harm to an older person physically, mentally, emotionally, or financially. (docplayer.net)
  • If you believe there is imminent risk, immediately call 911 or local law enforcement. (ky.gov)
  • anyone
  • Elder abuse is a crime that can touch anyone. (docplayer.net)
  • Sexual abuse Sexual contact that is forced, tricked, threatened, or otherwise coerced upon another person, including anyone who is unable to grant consent. (docplayer.net)
  • LCCEA membership is free and open to anyone interested in working to prevent elder abuse in their community. (ky.gov)