My West Michigan Interview: Elder Abuse Awareness Month
It is estimated that 1 in 6 older adults experience elder abuse, yet only 1 in 24 cases are reported. Elder Abuse Awareness Month works to rectify this. In the interview below, Cassie Caple, Contract Administrator, shares the significance of this month.
To report concerns of Elder Abuse or Neglect, contact:
- Adult Protective Services 24/7 Hotline: 877-444-3911
- Long Term Care Ombudsman: 1-855-485-9393 or visit mltcop.org
- Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Complaint Hotline: 800-882-6006 or visit michigan.gov/lara
To learn more about the Kent County Elder Abuse Coalition visit our website at www.ProtectKentSeniors.org or call 616-456-5664.