Protecting Arizona seniors from abuse and exploitation is an important priority for the Attorney General's Office. The office provides information on scams and consumer fraud, takes legal action against those who prey on seniors and supports legislation to protect seniors. Attorney General Kris Mayes recently announced a newly launched Elder Affairs Unit focused on stopping and preventing elder abuse.
If you or somebody you know is being physically abused, call 9-1-1 or local law enforcement.
Older adults are often vulnerable to exploitation by those who prey on the goodness, financial insecurity or trusting nature of seniors. Find information to educate yourself on common scams and how to protect yourself. If you are aware of or have been the victim of a scam, call us at 602-542-2124, 844-894-4735 (toll free), or email [email protected].
Find information and tools such as a Medical or Mental Health Care Power of Attorney forms and a Living Will that help Arizonans of all ages make their choices known about who will manage their medical affairs in the event of an emergency.
Find guidance on what to do and who to contact regarding different types of senior abuse that include financial exploitation, neglect, and physical abuse.
An Advisory Board of public and private organizations established by the Attorney General and dedicated to the protection of Arizona's seniors.
Find links that will connect you to agencies throughout Arizona that might be of assistance. Check out The Senior Toolkit, which is an excellent guide developed by this office to keep you well-informed.
Find statutory information relevant to the protection of seniors and educational materials.