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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th

June 14, 2018

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The purpose of WEAAD is to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons by raising awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect.  Visit the website for resources, ways to take action and events going on near you.

Visit Consumer Voice's elder abuse issue page for more information on preventing elder abuse.

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