World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15, 2012
June 15th is World Elder Abuse awareness Day. My goal is to help bring the awareness to this terrible crime that is happening everywhere to our elderly. They need to be protected, loved and cared for, as they once cared for us. I am asking all who see this to please help to do your part in helping to bring awareness to this crime.The only way that this will rise to top priority is to have the support in numbers, people who will stand up and say that this will no longer be tolerated, nor acceptable and any person(s) doing any type of harm, they will be held accountable. No matter who you are. Please join me in bringing awareness to elder abuse and neglect.
Please wear purple on June 15th 2012 to show your support for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
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As a result of the inconsistencies in the definition of what constitutes elder abuse, many times these cases are not labeled as "elder abuse cases", therefore go unprosecuted. Despite the existence of the current laws established to protect the elderly, most of the elder abuse cases are often not prosecuted for many other reasons: including the assumptions and the stereotypes that are…
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