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Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk: Orange County Commission on Aging on elder abuse

 

October 21, 2022



World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. The purpose of day is 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. The events took place on June 15th.

Many seniors are not in a place to stand up for themselves, whether it’s because they’re physically frail or because they...



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