• 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)
  • person
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • If you believe an elderly person is being abused, neglected or exploited, call (800) 752-6200, the state's abuse hotline. (ky.gov)
  • Administration
  • Keeping seniors safe is a priority of this administration, and World Elder Abuse Awareness Day demonstrates that no matter where we live, we can all play a part in protecting our seniors," CHFS Secretary Janie Miller said. (ky.gov)
  • Health
  • 2 The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) serves as a national resource for elder rights advocates, adult protective services professionals, law enforcement and legal professionals, medical and mental health providers, public policy leaders, researchers, and concerned citizens. (docplayer.net)
  • June 15, 2010) - The Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) is reminding Kentuckians that even one case of elder abuse is one too many as part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15. (ky.gov)