Take The Pledge

Stop the Silence. Promote Awareness. Raise your Voice.

  • 1 to 2 million Americans age 65+ report having been abused by a loved one or someone they depend on for care.
  • Only 1 in 14 incidents of elder abuse are ever reported to authorities.
  • Only 1 in 25 cases of financial exploitation are ever reported, meaning there may be at least 5 million financial abuse victims each year.

You can do your part to end the silent epidemic of elder abuse by taking the pledge to stand up against elder abuse. There are 10,000 people who are turning 65 each and every day (Pew Research Center), and we are rapidly approaching a time where nearly 50% of the population will be 65 or older. Together, we can end the silence of elder abuse by standing united and raising our voices against this growing problem. 

Show your support in this movement, by pledging to end the silence, raising awareness in your community, and speaking up against elder abuse.


 

"Kerri Kasem is working to honor our elderly. . by God it is very important and obligation to dignify our eldery...Freedom from isolation. Go Kerri Kasem. Thank you." V. Amaral

"Without stimulation and love, people die." THANKS for pointing out that isolation is elder abuse." S. White

"I can't thank you enough for starting this conversation. Your dad would be so proud. He is smiling watching you change such an important part of wishes that I am sure were already planned. It breaks my heart for all the pain you endure to get something that should not even be a fight. You are inspirational and have helped me keep my head on straight knowing how hard you are working. Thank you from the bottom of my heart." R. Bove

"You are amazing! Keep up the fight for all those that can't." S. Benton

 

Who's signing

2,316 PLEDGES
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  • Alan Berry
    signed 2018-10-04 18:14:48 -0700
    My brother is preventing my daughter myself and other family members from seeing my mother.
  • Sharon Mclain
    signed via 2018-09-08 10:34:21 -0700
  • Mirriam Nqwiliso
    signed via 2018-08-27 07:46:39 -0700
    I AM REALLY WILLING TO TAKE THE PLEDGE , PLEASE PROVIDE ME WITH THE INFORMATION , I NEED TO BE A PART OF PEOPLE WHO FIGHTS ABUSE AGAINST OLDER PERSONS .

    THANK YOU
  • Marcie Powers
    signed 2018-08-25 15:01:42 -0700
  • Tari Steward
    signed 2018-08-24 10:30:07 -0700
  • Stephanie Vargas
    signed 2018-08-09 21:16:03 -0700
  • Rickey Buie
    signed 2018-07-29 16:14:04 -0700
    I love what ur doing I totally agree with u
  • Michelle Eubanks
    signed 2018-07-20 04:17:18 -0700
  • Melissa Seeback
    signed 2018-07-13 16:14:39 -0700
    How can I get involved to help ensure legislation is passed in Michigan to ensure adult children in my state have the ability to visit their dying parent and add a 13th star? I want to help Kerri and KasemCares reach for those stars!!!
  • emma rose
    signed 2018-07-12 22:44:35 -0700
    april
  • Tasha Turner
    signed via 2018-07-03 21:39:46 -0700
  • akash Kasyahp kashyap
    signed via 2018-07-03 02:59:22 -0700
  • Kindel Baxter
    signed 2018-07-01 13:54:46 -0700
    We dealt with elder abuse and we were unable to protect my father in law from his new wife. We were written out of the will and the last 1-2 years of his life, not allowed to see him or talk to him. I would like to help see this legislation come to the state of KS, so that others can have a voice, and not have his happen to them.
  • Jason Jackson
    signed 2018-06-30 15:09:03 -0700
  • Cassandra Holscher
    signed 2018-06-11 15:51:42 -0700
  • Alexis Miller
    signed 2018-06-05 20:39:02 -0700
    Have an elder father
  • joanne peters
    signed 2018-06-05 11:53:47 -0700
  • LaDiva Torres
    posted about this on Facebook 2018-06-01 10:41:25 -0700
    I just took the #KasemCares pledge. Don't stay silent, join me #‎TakeThePledge #‎StopElderAbuse @KasemCares
  • LaDiva Torres
    @njdivaesq tweeted link to this page. 2018-06-01 10:41:18 -0700
    I just took the #KasemCares pledge. Don't stay silent, join me #‎TakeThePledge #‎StopElderAbuse @KasemCares https://www.kasemcares.org/take_the_pledge?recruiter_id=37664
  • Jennese Torres
    signed 2018-06-01 10:40:13 -0700
    I’m so glad to have found this and want to help. I want to work on the NY and NJ legislation anyway I can. For my Grandma. I got my court order to see her. I want to help so that everyone gets a chance to see their loved one. #IAmMyGrandmothersDaughter

    That’s the name of my book. I wrote it to help others. I pledge to help enact this law in NY and NJ. I can testify. I can write. I can knock on doors. Thank you.
  • Johnette Murray
    signed 2018-05-05 00:52:09 -0700
    Your website gave me links to resources I need desperately and I appreciate the help so much! I am being shut out from my elder mothers life by a man who was out of her life for over 20 yrs that has come back and tricked her into marrying him. Now he is blocking visits and phone calls by my children and myself and the police say there is nothing the can do about it because of the marriage. Johnette M Murray
  • Patty Arnold
    signed 2018-04-29 08:37:27 -0700
  • Joseph Sibilia
    signed 2018-04-12 19:53:32 -0700
  • Patricia Gifford
    signed 2018-04-11 06:11:23 -0700
  • Shermeka Arthur
    signed 2018-04-11 05:59:03 -0700
    I stand behind this purpose whole heartedly. #teamKasemcares!
  • Lisa White
    signed 2018-04-11 05:39:08 -0700
    Please send me a brochure
  • Amanda Carol Thomas
    @manda_panda_11 tweeted link to this page. 2018-03-20 15:22:21 -0700
    I just took the #KasemCares pledge. Don't stay silent, join me #‎TakeThePledge #‎StopElderAbuse @KasemCares http://www.kasemcares.org/take_the_pledge?recruiter_id=37505
  • Amanda Thomas
    signed 2018-03-20 15:21:10 -0700
  • Teresa Lozano
    signed 2018-03-06 18:29:21 -0800
    I may need advice !
  • Heidi Betancourt
    signed 2018-03-02 09:48:54 -0800
    I just recently lost my Dad. Same situation as you.

Data Retrieved from - (Wasik, John F. 2000. “The Fleecing of America’s Elderly,” Consumers Digest, March/April.) // (Pillemer, Karl, and David Finkelhor. 1988. "The Prevalence of Elder Abuse: A Random Sample Survey," The Gerontologist, 28: 51-57.) // (Elder Mistreatment: Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation in an Aging America. 2003. Washington, DC: National Research Council Panel to Review Risk and Prevalence of Elder Abuse and Neglect.)