June 15 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. It is the official United Nations international day acknowledging the significance of elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue. It was established in 2006 to bring global attention to the abuse of older adults.
You can get involved and help raise awareness of the prevention of elder abuse by joining the Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Council. To learn more, click here.
If you are in immediate danger call 911.
For information and resources, call the Family Violence Info Line at 310-1818.
To learn more about elder abuse, click here.