Elderly Man:  What is Elder Abuse 

New Mexico Resources

Researchers estimate that 1 in 10 American elders suffer physical, sexual or emotional abuse, financial exploitation, neglect, abandonment or self-neglect. According to studies, neglect makes up more than 50 percent of the abuse cases.

State Government Agencies

Help Lines and Hotlines
  • Elder Abuse Hotline: 1-866-654-3219 or 1-505-476-4912 (In Albuquerque)
Laws and Regulations


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