Ten Reasons Elder Abuse is not OK

Elder abuse is never OK. June is recognised world-wide as Elder Abuse Awareness Month. And 15th June was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

An aged life worth living

An aged life worth living

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Twelve steps to prevent elder abuse

Prevent elder abuse. That’s like saying, Prevent domestic violence. Or prevent child abuse. At first glance, preventing abuse seems an impossible task. But there are steps we can take to prevent elder abuse.

It is more difficult to mistreat a fit, active old person.

It is more difficult to mistreat a fit, active old person.

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Elder abuse – wear purple on Monday

I once knew a kind old woman. Perhaps she wasn’t all that old. But old enough to have a married daughter. And certainly she was old enough to know better. But she didn’t have a clue  what was going to happen if she wasn’t careful.

Elder Abuse - Wear a purple ribbon on Monday

Elder Abuse – Wear a purple ribbon on Monday

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