Types of Elder Abuse

Identifying Abuse

  • Abandonment
  • Financial abuse
  • Isolation
  • Neglect; by self or others
  • Physical abuse
  • Psychological abuse (verbal abuse, threats, isolating, intimidating)
  • Sexual assault 

If abuse occurs in a licensed facility or home, such as a nursing home or assisted living facility, abuse is reported to the local Ombudsman and investigated by their staff. Local Ombudsman can be reached at 530-274-2825. If you decide there is immediate danger or an emergency call 911!