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Case Management & Advocacy

The Healthy Aging Program at Atlantic Health System suggests the following helpful resources to help people navigate their loved ones through eldercare networks of case management services and advocacy resources.

Adult Protective Services

Adult protective services provide assistance to those 18 years of age or older, who are living in the community and are subject to abuse, neglect or exploitation either through another person or self-neglect. Each county offers an adult protective services office which investigates complaints.

Domestic Violence

Domestic violence is a pattern of violence or intimidation by an intimate partner. This may happen when abuse started earlier in life and persists into older age or begins in later life as a result of disability, changing roles, or substance abuse. Older women are more often at risk for abuse late in life, but anyone can be a victim of domestic violence. The Healthy Aging Program at Atlantic Health System suggests the following helpful resources: