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The National Latin@ Network for Healthy Families and Communities commemorates World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on June 15 each year since WEAAD’s inception in 2012. What is elder abuse? Elder abuse affects seniors across all socio-economic groups, cultures, and races. The abuse of older adults is a serious problem and victims may feel alone or […]

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Originally published by Elizabeth Podnieks, PhD, Professor Emerita at Ryerson University. Click here to visit the Center for Digital Aging’s website. “Imagine all the people Living life in peace” -John Lennon June 15th is the eleventh commemoration of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)! This blog is about the power of imagination … how it […]

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On June 15th, the National Latin@ Network will observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Like all adult survivors of abuse, older adults have a complex set of circumstances shaped by culture, gender, sexual orientation, and immigration status.  Latin@ older survivors may face additional barriers that require service providers to examine how they are currently delivering […]

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By: Molly Davies, MSW, ACSW Services for elder abuse survivors are akin to an unfinished haphazardly executed quilt.  Some squares made of fine silk, others threadbare cotton, and still so many others with squares missing completely. Services are unique to each community and vary greatly even within a single county. When I think about services for survivors […]

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By the National Center on Elder Abuse On this 10th anniversary of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, let’s continue to make this global movement a success. What action have you been undertaking? Raise awareness, share what you’re doing or plan on joining an event in your neighborhood! What can anyone do? Engage seniors. Empower communities. […]

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