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County offices closed June 19th

Macomb County offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of Juneteenth. Online services are available 24/7.

Cooling Centers

Looking for a place to escape the extreme heat? Cooling centers are available across Macomb County.

Macomb County Elder Justice Alliance members attending a meeting

Elder Justice Alliance resources

Local, State and national resources to help prevent, report and recover from elder abuse.

Report suspected elder abuse

Michigan Adult Protective Services

855-444-3911

Resources

Ageways (formerly known as AAA 1B) Resources for seniors and caregivers.

Disability Network of South East Michigan  resources, advocacy, information, support, and education.

Elder Justice Initiative (EJI) | Department of Justice

FBI: Common scams and crimes some of the most common scams and crimes that the FBI encounters and tips to help prevent you from being victimized

FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center the central hub for reporting internet-based crimes

The Federal Trade Commission’s Pass It On site offers fraud identification and reporting information, and members of the public can report fraud via the FTC or by calling 877-382-4357

Lakeshore Legal Aid a not-for-profit law firm providing a range of free civil legal services to people who are low income, seniors, survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in our communities.

Macomb County Office of Senior Services Senior Services provides support and services for residents age 60 years and older.

Michigan Adult Protective Services protects vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect and exploitation by coordinating with mental health, public health, law enforcement, the probate courts, the aging network, community groups and the general public.

Michigan Attorney General’s Elder Abuse prevention: The Michigan Attorney General’s office offers a range of information on spotting and reporting scams.

Michigan Attorney General's Consumer Alerts: a range of information on spotting and reporting scams

Michigan Long Term Care Ombudsman program strives to improve the quality of care and quality of life experienced by residents who reside in licensed long term care facilities.

National Center on Elder Abuse provides the latest information and resources on research, training, policy and best practices on preventing and responding to elder mistreatment.

National Elder Fraud Hotline is a free resource  OVC for people to report fraud against anyone age 60 or older. Callers are assigned a case manager who assists them in reporting the crime and connecting them with necessary resources.

National Institute on Aging The National Institute of Health's website with information on preventing common scams targeting older adults.

National Institute of Health Information on substance abuse among older adults.

Older Adult Nest Egg helps assess financial decision making and determine vulnerabilities. Training, tools and resources for professionals, caregivers and older adults themselves to help identify those at-risk and protect older adults from financial exploitation.

SAGE Advocacy and services for LGBTQ+ elders. SAGE National LGBT Elder Hotline 1-877-360-5428

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration a number of products for serving older adults with mental and substance use disorders that can be useful to clinicians, other service providers, older adults, and caregivers.

Wayne State’s SAFE program: for Michigan older adults who experienced fraud or want to learn more about how to spot scam attempts.

Training and outreach material

Michigan Attorney General: Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

Safe Seniors: Education material on scams, abuse and neglect a variety of materials and presentations to help keep our older adults safe from abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation. 

Presentations

Name
Wayne State University Successful Aging through Financial Empowerment (SAFE) program
Name
Bringing Evidence-Based tools to Financial Exploitation Investigation and Prevention

 

Elder abuse fact sheets in multiple languages from National Center on Elder Abuse

5 Things Anyone Can Do to Prevent Elder Abuse

English | Spanish | Chinese | Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese | Armenian | Farsi

12 Things Everyone Can Do to Prevent Elder Abuse 

English | Spanish | Chinese | Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese | Armenian | Farsi

Signs of Elder Abuse

English | Spanish | Chinese | Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese | Armenian | Farsi

The Facts of Elder Abuse 

English | Spanish | Chinese | Korean | Tagalog | Vietnamese | Armenian | Farsi