Prevention of Elder Abuse is a nonprofit program dedicated to improving the lives of vulnerable seniors at risk from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. PEA provides abuse prevention services in the Billings area and abuse prevention training throughout Montana.
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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was launched on June 15, 2006 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.
Help us raise awareness! Here are some practical steps YOU can take:
>> Wear purple (the official color of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day) on Monday, June 15
>> Join Ageless Alliance for free by clicking here http://www.agelessalliance.org/
Ageless Alliance is a national, non-profit grassroots organization working to promote aging with dignity and eliminate elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation through awareness, advocacy, and action.
>> Educate yourself on the warning signs of elder abuse and click on our link “Who do I call to Report Elder Abuse” if you suspect elder abuse.