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ELDER ABUSE is a violation of human rights and a significant cause of illness, injury, loss of productivity, isolation and despair. —World Heath Organization
National Center on Elder Abuse

Directed by the U.S. Administration on Aging, NCEA is a resource for policy makers, social service and health care practitioners, the justice system, researchers, advocates, and families.

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What's New and Notable
  • Did you miss the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Webinar? Listen in to this exciting collaboration of leaders in the field on our website! The webinar, hosted by the NCEA commemorates the 10th anniversary of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
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  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is June 15, 2015. Once a year communities and municipalities around the world plan activities and programs to share information and spread awareness about abuse, neglect, and exploitation in later life. Visit the WEAAD microsite on to learn how you can get involved.
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  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is already making an impact! The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA) created, a WEADD map of international events website. Click the “Read More” link to visit the site and see WEAAD events being hosted around the world.
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  • Looking for a brief overview of the NCEA? Read and share our newly created postcard. It contains information on our e-newsletter, listserv, technical assistance and latest awareness materials.
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Report Elder Abuse

If you have suspicions that an adult you care about is being mistreated or neglected, please make a call today. Get the numbers in your state!

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

This is a day to remember and honor victims of elder abuse. Learn more about WEAAD!