NCPEA - National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse
Elder Care


The National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA) is the national association for professionals, practitioners, and researchers across disciplines working to address abuse, neglect, and exploitation of elders and vulnerable adults. Established in 1988 by Dr. Rosalie S. Wolf, NCPEA engages members from aging and social services, APS, healthcare, justice, domestic violence, and other arenas. Students among these disciplines are also welcome.


NCPEA has a rich history of participation in national initiatives to shape elder abuse prevention and response. Our members are vital elder justice advocates. Past and current efforts include:

Together, we have the power to prevent elder abuse.


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NCPEA is a non-profit organization committed to a policy of non-bias and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. NCPEA complies with all requirements of law and regulations with respect to non-discrimination in the provision of services, employment, and member or volunteer participation.


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