2021 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)

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Franklin County’s 2021 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) was first observed on June 15, 2006 with the purpose to provide an opportunity for communities around the world to promote a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older persons by raising awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect. Source: National Center on Elder Abuse, www.ncea.acl.gov/WEAAD.aspx.

Each year, Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging presents a one-day conference for professionals on topics concerning elder abuse and neglect.

The 2021 conference is scheduled for June 15 and will be presented virtually. The theme of the conference is “The $64,000 Question: How Financial Exploitation Impacts Elders and the Agencies Serving Them.”

Participating presenters and agencies in the 2021 conference are:

BMI Federal Credit Union
Website:  www.bmifcu.org/identity_theft_resource_center.html
Facebook: www.facebook.com/BMIFCU (@BMIFCU)
Twitter: www.twitter.com/BMIFCU  (@BMIFCU)
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bmi-federal-credit-union  (@bmi-federal-credit-union)
Instagram: www.instagram.com/bmifcu (@bmifcu)

 

Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging (COAAA)
Website: www.coaaa.org/cms/resources/crisis/adult-protective-service
Facebook: www.facebook.com/COAAAging  (@COAAAging)
Twitter: www.twitter.com/COAAAging  (@COAAAging)
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/coaaa
Instagram: www.instagram.com/coaaa_psa6  (@coaaa_psa6)

 

Elder Justice Unit at Ohio Attorney General’s Office
Website: www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov/Individuals-and-Families/Seniors/Elder-Abuse
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OhioAttorneyGeneral  (@OhioAttorneyGeneral)
Twitter: twitter.com/OhioAG  (@OhioAG)
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/ohio-attorney-general's-office
Instagram: www.instagram.com/ohioattorneygeneral

 

Franklin County Adult Protective Services 
Website: www.officeonaging.org/aps
Facebook: www.facebook.com/officeonaging (@officeonaging)
Twitter: www.twitter.com/OfficeonAging  (@OfficeonAging)
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/franklin-county-office-on-aging

 

Grove City Police Department 
Website: www.grovecityohio.gov/division-of-police
Factsheet: www.grovecityohio.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/ElderAbuse.pdf
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/GroveCityOhioPolice (@GroveCityOhioPolice)
Twitter: www.twitter.com/GroveCityPolice  (@GroveCityPolice)
Instagram: www.instagram.com/grovecitypolice

 

Heartland Bank
Website: www.heartland.bank/LEARNING/Security-and-Fraud-Protection
Facebook: www.facebook.com/heartlandbank1911  (@heartlandbank1911)
Twitter: www.twitter.com/heartlandbank  (@heartlandbank)
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/heartland-bank
Instagram: www.instagram.com/heartlandbank

 

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Adult Protective Services
Website: www.jfs.ohio.gov/ocf/aps.stm
Factsheet: www.jfs.ohio.gov/factsheets/aps_factsheet.pdf 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OhioJFS  (@OhioJFS)
Twitter: https://twitter.com/OhioJFS  (@OhioJFS)
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/ohio-department-of-job-and-family-services
Instagram: www.instagram.com/ohiojfs