Did you know that you have a duty to report elder abuse?
Any person who suspects or believes that an incapacitated person may be the subject of exploitation is required under NH law to file a report with NH Bureau of Elderly and Adult Service (BEAS).
- According to a 2011 MetLife study of elder financial abuse, as much as $2.9 billion per year is stolen from seniors.
- NH is the 4th oldest state in the U.S.
- Population of NH residents age 65+ is expected to double by 2025