Abuse of elders takes many different forms, some involving intimidation or threats against the elderly, some involving neglect, and others involving financial exploitation. Here you'll find Information on how to prevent, protect and eliminate the mistreatment of elders. Plus, if you've ever been a victim of age discrimination, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) can help. Find out when and how to file a complaint at MCAD and what to bring with you when you meet for the investigative conference.

Report elder abuse

Report elder abuse

Federal laws prohibiting age discrimination

Facts about the The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967

Federal laws prohibiting discrimination

Summary of federal laws that protect against discrimination

Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD)

The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination (MCAD) responds to and resolves discrimination complaints.

Older Americans Act

Older Americans Act