Elder Abuse Awareness Week

Start: 15 June 2020, 5:00am. Finish: 22 June 2020, 12:00am.

Use your voice to speak out against elder abuse.

Monday, June 15, marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day- the first day of a week-long awareness campaign.

This year the theme will be COVID-19 and the impact on the rights of older persons.

In New Zealand, people are encouraged to wear purple and raise your voice to speak out against elder abuse.

You can share our posts on the SuperSeniors Facebook and Twitter pages or create your own posts using #WEAAD

You can order print resources here and digital versions are also available.

If you are hosting your own event, let us know and we can promote on our website and social media channels. You can email us at osc@msd.govt.nz

You can find out more information about elder abuse, the signs to look out for, and where to go to for here.