World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15 ‪#‎WEAAD2016

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Millions of older persons are abused, neglected, and exploited. Once a year on June 15, communities and municipalities around the world plan activities and programs to recognize World Elder Abuse […]

Observing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Observing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 14, 2013 Elder abuse is recognized by experts as a public health crisis that crosses socio-economic borders. Although millions of older Americans are abused, neglected, and exploited every year, an estimated 84 percent of cases go unreported.

The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the […]

How Can You Help Older Americans Avoid Fraud? Talk About It.

How Can You Help Older Americans Avoid Fraud? Talk About It.

The following is reprinted in part from the FTC’s OnGuardOnline.gov blog. The post was written by Charles Harwood, Deputy Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is a day to learn the signs of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Yesterday, I […]

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Today is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

We previously posted information on a training event being held today, Confronting Financial Elder Abuse: Tools and Solutions for Financial Institutions.

Did you know that elders throughout the United States lose an estimated $2.9 billion or more annually due to elder financial abuse and exploitation? These funds could […]