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Calendar of Events

Below is a calendar of upcoming events related to elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation prevention and programming. We’ve included events and commemorations that could provide great opportunities for continuing to raise awareness of the issue of elder abuse.

Event Content Corrections/Additions

Please send corrections and additions to: ncea-info@aoa.hhs.gov

Annual Events

You can use the calendar below for planning campaigns to honor elders and people with disabilities. Stand for dignity, and raise awareness of abuse!

January

New Year’s Day

February

Valentine’s Day

March/April


National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
National Sexual Violence Awareness Week
National Volunteer Week

May


Older Americans’ Month
Mother’s Day
Memorial Day

June


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (June 15)
Father’s Day
Olmstead v. I.C., 1999 Anniversary (June 22)

July

Older Americans’ Act of 1965 Anniversary (July 14)
Americans with Disabilities Acto of 1990 Anniversary (July 26)

August/September

Grandparents’ Day

October



Domestic Violence Awareness Month
National Residents’ Rights Month
Diability History Week
International Day of Older Persons

November/December




National Family Caregivers Month
National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
Veterans’ Day
Thanksgiving
Individuals with Disabilities’ Education Act of 1975 Anniversary (November 29)