To Report Elder Abuse, Neglect or Exploitation in Florida:

Florida Department of Children and Families
1 (850) 300-4323

Additional Resource and Reference Links

American Association of Retired Persons

A not for profit membership organization of persons aged 50 and over, dedicated to addressing their needs and interests.

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Global Action on Aging

Global Action on Aging (GAA), based in New York at the United Nations, reports on older people‟s needs and potential within the global economy. It advocates by, with, and for older persons worldwide.

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HelpAge International (HAI)

Is a global network of not-for-profit organizations with a mission to work with and for disadvantaged older people worldwide to achieve a lasting improvement in the quality of their lives. The website identifies events, training, news from around the world.
Has a wealth of campaigns and participatory resources. www.helpage.org/advocacy/Campaigns/Campaigns.html

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International Association on Gerontology

Promotes gerontological research and training worldwide and interacts with other international, inter-governmental, and non-governmental organizations in the promotion of gerontological interests globally and on behalf of its member associations.

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International Federation on Aging

Is a membership-based network of organizations, bodies, and individuals with a mission to improve the quality of lives of older people around the world through policy change, grassroot partnerships, and strengthening bridges between public and private sectors concerned with aging issues

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International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

Is dedicated to the global dissemination of information as part of its commitment to the world-wide prevention of the abuse of older people.

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Ontario Seniors Secretariat

The Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat influences and supports policy development across all government activities on behalf of Ontario’s seniors. It conducts specific policy activities with a multi-ministry focus aimed at improving the lives of Ontario seniors. Information on the Ontario Strategy to Combat Elder Abuse.

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National Center on Elder Abuse

The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), funded by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is a gateway to resources on elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation.

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United Nations Policies and Programmes on Aging

This website provides information on national and international policies and programs on aging and is intended to stimulate action on policy development, particularly in developing countries.

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World Health Organization

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The World Health Organization is the United Nations specialized agency for health.
WHO Poster in Red campaign
World Health Organization (2002) Missing Voices: Views of older persons on elder abuse.