If you think you are a victim of elder abuse, please call 911.
Elder abuse is the abuse or exploitation of a person age 60 or older by family members or caregivers. It can include physical, emotional, or sexual abuse and/or financial exploitation. In addition to family members and caregivers, others can perpetuate elder abuse by violence, fraud, and scams.
If you witness elder abuse or suspect that an elderly person is being abused, please call the Philadelphia Police Department CARE (Crimes Against the Retired Elderly) Unit at (215) 685-3265.
For more information about elder abuse, see: