World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
| June 15
Elder abuse is a global social issue which affects the health and human rights of millions of older persons around the world, and an issue which deserves the attention of the international community.
Facts About Elder Abuse From The World Health Organization
1 in 6 older adults worldwide have been abused in the past year.
As many as 2 out of 3 people with dementia have been abused.
Victims of elder abuse were twice as likely to die compared to older people who did not report abuse.
The United States spends $5.3 billion each year in medical costs from violent injuries to older people.
Elder Abuse Infographic
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