2022 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)

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Franklin County‚Äôs 2022 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 2022 conference was held on June 10 and was presented virtually.  Click here to watch a recording of the 2022 WEAAD virtual conference.

Participating presenters and agencies in the 2022 conference were:

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

 

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

 

Easter Seals of Central and Southeast Ohio, Long Term Care Ombudsman
Website: www.easterseals.com/centralohio/our-programs/senior-services/long-term-care-ombudsman.html
Facebook:  www.facebook.com/EastersealsCentralOhio
Twitter:  twitter.com/EasterSealsCSEO   
Instagram: www.instagram.com/eastersealshq