TENNESSEE VULNERABLE ADULT COALITION

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TBI says crimes against elderly rising

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Baby Boomer Effects


Beginning January 1, 2011, 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 each day FOR THE NEXT 18 YEARS.

is the number of baby boomers
who turned 65 since January 1, 2011!


Are we ready for the
aging tsunami?

Welcome to TVAC Online

Be a part of the Solution
TVAC is a proactive collage of Partners across Tennessee, focused on raising Awareness of the various forms of abuse committed against vulnerable and older adults, and seeking Prevention Solutions to these issues wherever possible.

Abuse of the elderly and vulnerable adults is against the law, and Tennessee is a "mandatory reporting" state. If you see abuse, or even suspect that an adult is being abused, neglected, or exploited, you must report it.

Call the Tennessee Department of Human Services' Adult Protective Services unit, toll free at
1-888-277-8366...that's
1-888-APS-TENN,

or contact your local law enforcement agency.

You can be a part of that Solution. Listen to the facts about abuse ... Believe those facts ... Act on that belief. Become involved with your local and/or regional TVAC Affiliate. Please refer to the "Regional Sites" menu selection for contact information.


If you would like to join the TVAC Listserv please send an email to TVAC@listserv.state.tn.us

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