Elder Abuse, Nursing Home Neglect and Senior Exploitation Colorado State Resources 

Colorado resources

In Colorado, during fiscal year 2007, Adult Protective Services received approximately 11,000 reports of adult mistreatment and self-neglect. Approximately 6,400 cases were active during fiscal year 2007.

Just over half of Colorado's adult protective services clients are age 75 and older.

State Government Agencies

Help Line and Hotlines
  • To report mistreatment or self-neglect of an at-risk adult call the County Department of Social (Human) Services.
  • To contact the Long-Term Care Ombudsman assigned to a licensed nursing home or assisted living residence, call the regional Area Agency on Aging.
  • For general information on Elder Rights and Adult Protection please call the Colorado Coalition for Elder Rights and Adult Protection at 1-800-773-1366 (inside Colorado) or 303-866-2849.
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