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Supporting and Honoring Older Victims of Abuse on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2014 from OVW, 6/13/14

Monday, June 16, 2014

“Every year on June 15, communities around the world come together on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) to promote understanding and increase awareness about the abuse and neglect experienced by millions of older adults each year. Commemorating WEAAD is an opportunity for those of us working with the hundreds of thousands of older Americans who experience physical, sexual, psychological, and financial exploitation to recommit ourselves – and our communities – to ending abuse of older Americans nationwide.”

Read more: http://blogs.justice.gov/ovw/archives/2531