Around one in six older people face abuse worldwide. Despite this fact, elder abuse remains invisible.
Emerging evidence is indicating violence, abuse and neglect of older people has increased since the outbreak of COVID-19.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), on 15 June, is an opportunity to raise awareness of the problem and influence key people to stop it. Join us to expose elder abuse.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day(WEAAD)isan opportunity to raise awareness of the problem and influence key people to stop it.Join us on 15 Juneto expose elder abuse.
Campaign with us and Age Demands Action activists to ensure older people are respected, embraced equally and treated fairly without discrimination. Here you will find some tools to help older people and communities recognise elder abuse and take action, and materials to engage with your local media and support the global campaign.
Download the flyers here: