World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - Friday, June 15

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.

Important Resources

  • Nassau County Adult Protective Services weekdays: (516) 227-8395 Nights/Weekends/Holidays (516) 573-8626
  • Nassau county office for the aging (516) 227-8900
  • The Safe Center LI (516) 542-0404
  • (if it is an emergency call 911!)
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