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How do I know I can ask for help?

You or the vulnerable elder must have suffered elder abuse. More than one person may have harmed you or the vulnerable elder or may have committed more than one kind of elder abuse against you or the vulnerable elder. You must be specific about how defendant harmed the vulnerable elder. For example, the defendant may have:

  • Neglected or otherwise harmed the vulnerable elder.
  • Taken financial advantage of the vulnerable elder.
  • Physically injured or sexually abused the vulnerable elder.
  • Unreasonably confined or punished the vulnerable elder.

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