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June 14 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 14 is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). You can use this event to raise awareness by hosting a screening of An Age for Justice. Produced by NCOA and WITNESS, this short documentary tells the real story of elder abuse in America. See how to host a screening.

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Elder Financial Abuse Spikes 12% Since 2008

Older Americans are losing $2.9 billion annually to elder financial abuse, a 12 percent increase from the $2.6 billion estimated in 2008, according to äóìThe MetLife Study of Elder Financial Abuse: Crimes of Occasion, Desperation, and Predation Against America’s Elders.äó Crimes involving strangers made up more than half (51 percent)...

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