ELDER ABUSE: WHO TO CALL
If you suspect an elderly or senior person is being abused, report it. If they are in immediate danger, call 9-1-1. For financial abuse of the elderly, call the appropriate organization listed below.
Who to Call to Report Elder Abuse
Do Not Call
Credit Reporting Agencies:
Adult Protective Services (APS)
Texas Attorney General
Texas Department of Aging and Disability
Mental Health and Mental Retardation (MHMR)
Department of Veterans Affairs
FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Association)
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Securities Helpline for Seniors
Texas Long-Term Care Ombudsman (nursing home)
Let an elder and estate planning attorney experienced in long-term care and Medicaid planning help you stay in charge. Terry Garrett, of The Garrett Law Firm, works with individuals and families throughout Central Texas to create practical, low-cost solutions. 512-800-2420.