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June 15 is
World Elder Abuse
Awareness Day!



WEAAD is marked each year on June 15. It is an official United Nations International Day acknowledging the significance of elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue.
Since 2006, communities throughout the country and around the world have honoured this day to raise the visibility of elder abuse by organizing events to share information and promote resources and services that can help increase seniors’ safety and well-being. Elder Abuse networks and organizations are planning multiple WEAAD activities across the country to mobilize community action and engage people in discussions on how to promote dignity and respect of older adults.

Let's honour this landmark and continue raising public awareness of elder abuse with events across the country! Share your events with us via the form below so we can add them to our list and event map. 

You can also share updates and photos of your events with us on Twitter and Facebook

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 WEAAD 2020

Are you planning activities for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day?  
Share your plans by filling the short form below. We will promote your activity on this site and 
on social media.


Submit Your WEAAD Event Details and Photos 




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Do you have WEAAD-ready resources you want to share? Let us know about them!





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Join the Movement – Get Involved!

We encourage everyone to get involved and to raise awareness about World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

A wide variety of events and activities can be planned by organizations and individuals alike.

 Here are a few examples of what you can do:









WEAAD 2021:

Rights Don’t Get Old

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The basic human rights of older Canadians are challenged and undercut every day and, tragically, this has never been more true than over the last year during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s estimated that 7 to 10% of older Canadians are victims of elder abuse. 1 in 6 seniors globally. 

We cannot allow this to continue.

This WEAAD, CNPEA, EAPO and CanAge are teaming up to create a national conversation around elder abuse prevention and what each of us can do to uphold and protect the rights of seniors in your community. Throughout the campaign, we’ll be sharing compelling statistics and useful resources, igniting a national conversation and shining a light on the need to create a coordinated pan-Canadian approach to elder abuse prevention.

There are a few easy ways you can participate in WEAAD and join the movement:

1. Register for our free online event

Our June 15 webinar, entitled ‘Aging with Rights: Ending Elder Abuse in Canada’, is the main event of WEAAD 2021. It’s a not-to-be-missed interactive national event that brings together a panel of experts, political figures, advocates and concerned people like you to engage in an inspiring discussion about how we, as a country, can fight elder abuse and protect the rights of older people.

Make sure you secure your seat quickly, as space is limited (and share widely with your networks!).

2. Visit the website

CanAge, EAPO and CNPEA have launched a dedicated website at This page will serve as the central hub of our campaign, and will contain everything you need to get informed and get engaged: 

3. Speak out

CNPEA and EAPO have developed a WEAAD Social Media Guide to help you promote #WEAAD2021 on social media. The Guide includes tips on using social media, and sample posts you can use (just cut and paste!). We have also developed some visual assets that you can share on socia media.

Download the WEAAD social media cards bundle - ENGLISH (9MB zip)

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We can't wait to see your posts! Remember to use  #RightsDoNotGetOld and #WEAAD2021 in all of them.

 WEAAD celebrates its 15th anniversary! 

CNPEA and Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario invite you to join us as we mark this milestone day. This year's theme is  

Uproot Elder Abuse, Plant a Seed for Change
inspired by WEAAD founder Elizabeth Podnieks. 

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Since WEAAD’s inception, communities across the globe have used the day to raise the visibility of elder abuse by sharing information and promoting resources and services that increase seniors’ safety and well-being.

The current pandemic may have disrupted our way of life and altered WEAAD plans, but here’s something we can all do safely in our own homes: plant something in our gardens and on our window sills. Make it a neighbourhood planting ceremony, or a family activity, by using a video call or hosting a Zoom gardening session! Trees and plants have a healing quality that positively affect us, our communities, and our world. 

On June 15, join us on social media to share our campaign #UprootAbuse and your gardening pictures/videos with us. A safe, fun, and intergenerational activity to engage in together to help plant the seed for change! 

We also chose to plant trees and seedlings this year to symbolize the connection between older adults and the planet we all dwell on. Environmental crises are directly connected to increased vulnerability and to the violation of older people’s human rights. In times of disasters, older adults are often among the most vulnerable populations, facing ageist attitudes and policies, and a lack of access to suitable resources and services. 

On June 15, 2020, let’s recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with renewed conviction and energy, to uproot elder abuse and plant a seed for change.


We need you to spread the word. In the next few weeks, and particularly on June 15, EAPO and CNPEA will post messages on our respective social media channels. 

You can support us by 

New to online WEAAD events? To make your life easier, we created:




Check out our 2020 Social Media Tip Sheet to help you craft your messages and join the #UprootElderAbuse campaign. 



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This year, CNPEA and Elder Abuse Ontario have joined forces for a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day social campaign. With your help, we hope to shine a light on social inclusion, as a tool to keep us safe from abuse as we age.

Throughout the next month, until World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (June 15), CNPEA and EAO will lead a social media campaign called #AgeofInclusion.

Why focus on social inclusion?

How can I help?
We need you to spread the word.
In the next few weeks, and particularly on June 15, EAO and CNPEA will post messages on our respective social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). We will share information, resources, inspiration, and tips about social inclusion and its benefits when it comes to older adults' health, well-being, and elder abuse prevention.

You can support us by 

To make your life easier, we created the factsheet "Using social media to promote WEAAD 2019".   It contains tips to support this campaign, as well as message templates that you can simply copy and paste. Just remember to use the hashtags #AgeofInclusion and #WEAAD2019. 

We have also created a set of bilingual images, posters, and logos (see below). We invite you to use them and share them with your contacts. 

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2019 Events




Sage Seniors Association will lead a phone-based discussion regarding elder abuse education, prevention and support of seniors. Edmonton-Riverview MLA Lori Sigurdson will join the discussion to show her support of AB seniors.
Contact 780-395-2626 to register or call 1-855-703-8985, and enter Meeting ID: 225.573.6467#on June 14th at 3pm to join the discussion.

Fort McMurray







TO SEE A FULL LIST OF CRN events across the province of British Columbia, click here


Webinar: Crimes against Seniors: Financial Abuse
Hosted by SeniorsNL  11:30 AM NDT.
Registration is required: Register now!
This will be of particular interest to service providers and seniors alike.“Elder abuse is real. If you think it is not happening in your community, think again.”

Grand Falls-Windsor

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Port aux Basques

Deer Lake



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North End Winnipeg


Protections for Persons in Care office will be discussing their role in abuse prevention and investigation for the residents and families of Misericordia Place. All residents and staff will be invited to wear purple in recognition of the day.

Date: June 20, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Robert A. Steen Community Centre - 980 Palmerston Ave.

Come join us for the presentation It's Not Right! Neighbours, Friends & Families for Older Adults. Learn how to recognize elder abuse and how you can help when you suspect it.

Fort Garry

Riverview Health Centre will be taking a photo of a "staff purple ribbon". This will be the 3rd annual photo of RHC staff, dressed in purple, forming a giant purple ribbon.

River Heights

Community awareness booth will offer resources and information about Elder Abuse Awareness Day.


Portage La Prairie

Display of resources, purple ribbons, BBQ, rainbow auction, 50/50 ticket sales

Flin Flon

A display will be made available for the month of June so tenants and visitors can view and help themselves to information on elder abuse.

A display on Elder Abuse will be set up at Rotary Court for all tenants and visitors to be able to view and help themselves to resources.

Snow Lake

A display on elder abuse will be set up at the Snow Lake Health center for the month of June for residents of Snow Lake to view and access resources.

The Pas

A display will be set up for the month of June for tenants and visitors to view and help themselves to information.

A display with materials that can be taken will be made available for the month of June for residents and visitors to view.




2018 Events


Vancouver will glow purple for WEAAD!
Canada Place and Science World will light up on June 15. BC Place will be lit in purple on June 14. 

The various Community Response Networks in the greater Vancouver area will be participating to many events across the Lower Mainland. See the list below (for more details about any of these, please contact

Grandview Woodlands CRN will participate with other community organisations (Grandview Woodlands Food Connections, REACH, etc.) to host an inclusive community event with information tables, Aboriginal Elder presentation (TBC), and light snacks/lunch at Britannia Community Services Centre common area outside (weather permitting)

South Granville CRN will set up information tables at Shopper’s Drug Mart, Chalmer’s Lodge, South Granville Seniors Centre and other area venues with outdoor presence with senior volunteers wearing purple.

Chinese CRN will be at Burnaby Central Park with senior-focused learning pieces/stor- sharing, BBQ 

Marpole Oakridge CRN will take WEAAD to the streets with 2 information tables (Granville and Oak streets), WEAAD flag raising and City proclamation being read by local MLA.

Mount Pleasant CRN – WEAAD Lunch & Learn with Vancity, seniors line dance team, purple march to an area park

West End CRN A WEAAD BBQ will be held at Jim Deva Plaza on Davie Street, featuring live music

Downtown East Side CRN – WEAAD participation in Senior’s Hub intergenerational community event with DTES Seniors Hub, Urban Aboriginal CRN and the Chinese Seniors Society.

Burnaby CRN – Focus on reducing vulnerability with outdoor WEAAD Nordic Pole walking class, street safety and social inclusion presentations

Renfrew Collingwood CRN – WEAAD event on June 16th in collaboration with Three Links Care Society. Open House including presentations, service provider displays, entertainment and food. 

Urban Aboriginal CRN – will collaborate with DTES CRN WEAAD event (TBC)


WEAAD Resident Advisory Council Recognition Tea, Winnipeg
June 15, 2:00 PM - 3:30 AM
Misericordia Place
Presentation by our Social Work student highlighting definitions of Elder Abuse and ways of identifying and reporting allegations. This will be followed by a discussion with our residents.

WEAAD event, Selkirk
June 15, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Services to Seniors
310 Christie Ave
We will be joining a local grade 6 class, walking for awareness, teaching the kids about elder abuse and why it is so important.

Caring for our Seniors/Pensons à nos aînés & Seniors Birthday Club, 
St. Laurent
June 15, 
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM 
St. Laurent Recreation Centre  
This day will be filled with activities such as information booths, presentations, games for seniors and more. A complimentary lunch will be served.

55 Plus Monthly Luncheon, Stonewall,
June 13, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Odd Fellows Hall
374 First Street West, Stonewall
The South Interlake 55 Plus will be hosting their monthly luncheon on Wednesday, June 13 at 12 Noon. Wear purple to the luncheon to support World Elder Abuse Awareness!
$10 at the door; no advance tickets required - Everyone Welcome!


weaad2018 nlWEAAD 2018 Event, Seniors Awareness Day, St. John’s
Hosted by St. John’s Citizens’ Crime Prevention Committee
June 15, 9:30 am-1:00 pm 
(Sign-in from 9:30-10:00AM)
Salvation Army Citadel, 21 Adams Ave, St. John’s
Free Event - Please book by June 12, 2018
Seniors NL at (709) 737-2333 

Note: Limited bussing will be available to/from the event. Please ask about pick-up locations when you RSVP or see below.  

For more details on the NL activities listed below, please visit this page and contact 

Gander Seniors 50+ Club Inc. [NL 50+ Federation Inc.], Gander
WEAAD Seminar

Sandwich Bay 50+ Club, Inc. [NL 50+ Federation Inc.], Cartwright, Labrador-Grenfell
Hot Dinner (all seniors in town) and presentations

Active Living 55+ Club, La Scie

Presentation and activities

Retired Bankers Association, Clarenville, Eastern 
Province-wideT-shirts with “Stand-up Against Elder Abuse” message for teachers promoting presentations on Financial Abuse of Older Adults up to 500 high school students

Melgignat Mi’Kmaq Women’s Group [Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network -NAWN affiliate], Stephenville
Luncheon and Sharing Circle with members from Stepenville Crossing, Port au Port Peninsula, Kippens.

People of the Dawn Indigenous Friendship Center, St George’s
Seniors from Stephenville area going to People of the Dawn Indigenous Friendship Centre  Ktaqmkuk Museum Tour, Lunch, Discussion

Status of Women Central, Grand Falls Windsor 
Lunch, presentation of materials, and Music (live band) – seniors invited

Northern Retirement Home,Port Saunders 
Personal Care Home for residents.
Game Show and Lunch - Answer True or False questions about elder abuse and examples there of (including examples of financial abuse)

Silverwood Manor Personal Care Home for residentsKippens, Western
Research and discussion on financial abuse of seniors and seniors to create an activity bag (on their rights – the rights of older adults)

Recreation, Mountain Hope Manor (Ida’s Seniors Home Ltd.), Channel- Port Aux Basques, Western
Personal Care Home for residents
Lunch and Presentation - Family and friends will be welcome to attend the presentation



Elder Abuse Ontario's 2018 Campaign is "Seeds of Change"

Life Mentors, Bolton, June 15
11:00am –12:00pm
Seniors, here is your chance to educate and passdown your knowledge! Be a life mentor for anhour. Life mentors offers the opportunity forseniors to converse with the youth of ourcommunity. Each youth participant will takeexciting and interesting stories and translate thatinto their own art.
The Exchange
55 Healey Road, Bolton - Space is limited. Call 289-966-1715

Niagara Elder Abuse Prevention Network – WEAAD Planting Ceremony June 5
Celebration at Seasons Welland (163 First Ave, Welland, ON) on June 5, 2018 from 10:00 am-11:00 am Featuring an elder abuse presentation and the "It's Not Right" Planting ceremony!

Rock with Ages - Pickering, June 9
Abbeylawn Manor Living and Durham Elder Abuse Network, (D.E.A.N) invite you to support their intergenerational “Rock with Ages” fundraising event to support Durham Region Senior’s who are victims of abuse.
“Rock with Ages” 2018 event is a fun community day to educate, entertain and raise funds to support D.E.A.N and enjoy live music and dance entertainment, BBQ, vendors, Silent Auction, Raffle Table, Dining in Durham raffle, face painting and much, much more!!!

from 10 AM- 12 PM at Peterborough Public Library, Community Room 345 Aylmer St. N., Peterborough, ON RSVP: 705-742-7067 Ext 250
Hosted in Partnership by: Peterborough Elder Abuse Prevention Network, Elder Abuse Ontario and Peterborough Police Service. View poster

Seeds for Change! See It, Name It, Check It – Hamilton, June 15
Celebration at Hamilton Police Services - 15 June 2018 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
400 Rymal Rd E., Hamilton, ON
Featuring the launch of The Be Aware Take Care Booklet, and It's Not Right Planting Ceremony
Light Refreshments!     
FREE RSVP by: June 8th 2018  
Constable Kimberly Kikas  905-546-8917  View poster

10TH ANNUAL SENIORS IN THE KNOW, Sault Ste Marie, June 15
Senior Citizens Drop-In Centre 619 Bay Street, Friday, June 15, 2018 10 AM – 3 PM
Open at 9:30 AM
Pre-Registration Required by Friday, June 8/18  
Call 705-942-2195 (extension 208)
Community Service Providers Fair aLunch, Snacks and Refreshments Provided
Hosted by:  Community Service Provider Fair Seniors Rights Protection Council of Sault Ste Marie and Area. View poster


Mount Saint Mary College, Newburg, New York

Free & open to the public, a conference for everyone! Space is limited. P
lease register by emailing or by calling the orange County office for the aging at 845.615.3700


2017 EVENTS 


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Proclamation Event
Thursday, June 15, 2017, 11:30 A.M. - 1 P.M.
Central Lions Seniors Centre
11113 -113 ST
Light lunch included. Educational session on financial elder abuse starts at 1 p.m.
For more information, please visit here



Prince George
Spruce Credit Union is hosting informational materials, coffee, cookies etc. from 9:30am to 5:00pm.
879 Victoria St  AND  3811 W. Austin Rd.



The Road to Random Age-Friendly Communities - Lunch & Learn Session to highlight World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and help older adults become aware of and prevent financial abuse. All seniors and their families are invited. Admission is Free. 
Presentation by Leo Bonnell, Community Peer Support Volunteer, SeniorsNL (SeniorsNL-Sponsored Event)
Thursday, June 15, 2017 From 2:00 to 4:00 pm at Bill Davis Chalet, 44 Tilley’s Road
Contact Brenda at 466-2870 to book your seat.

Robert's Arm
Saturday, June 10, 2017 at the Community Centre
Mary Ennis and Kelly Heisz, from SeniorsNL will present on financial abuse against older adults, at 10:30 am.
A free lunch will follow the presentation. (SeniorsNL-Sponsored Event)
To register call Joan Burton at 709-652-3216.

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How to protect your finances for those 55+: frauds, scams, and financial strategies you can put in place
Wednesday, June 7 from 2-3pm at the Tiffany Village Retirement Residence
Presented by the Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada (SeniorsNL-Sponsored Event) 
Call 1-888-753-2227 ext: 265

Deer Lake
Thursday, June 15th, 2 to 4 pm, Deer Lake Royal Canadian Legion
Doreen Burry, Western Health, and Rhonda Walsh, BMO will present on elder abuse, including the financial abuse of older adults. Light refreshments! Prizes! Giveaways! (SeniorsNL-sponsored event. Contact Patricia, and facilitator at 634-0912)

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Special event organized by 
Sandwich Bay 50 Plus Group,
Thursday June 15, 2017, 5 pm, Marion Centre
Cpl. Ed Nugent, RCMP, will present on seniors and financial abuse. Hot meal followed by presentation on. Open to everyone, registration necessary. Contact Judy, SeniorsNL Peer Support Volunteer at 7279






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Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 12 noon
Twin Cities 50+ Group
FREE seniors luncheon at the Royal Canadian Legion to highlight World Elder Abuse Awareness Day!
Cst. Peter Kelly, RNC will speak on the topic: "Understand and End Financial Abuse of Older People: A Human Rights Issue".
 If you are NOT a member of the Twin Cities 50+ Group, registration is required.
Please contact Noreen at 944-6245 to register. Luncheon sponsored by IOC/RIO TINTO and SeniorsNL (with the generosity of Verafin)



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Twilight 50+ Club 
Thursday, June 15th, Starting at Noon
SeniorsNL-sponsored event on  with a free Lunch.
Lori Ryan will present on Elder and Financial Abuse of older adults.
For more information, contact Mary at 648-2688 or Joan at 648-2777. Registration nescessary



Melgignat Mi’kmaq Women’s Group 
Thursday June 15, 2017 from 1-3 pm at the Stephenville Seniors Citizen Club
Talking Circle with seniors in our area to discuss Elder Abuse and other abuses.
Open to all Seniors from Stephenville and other communities.
Admission is FREE. To attend please contact Anne at 649-5909 or Mary at 649-3055 (SeniorsNL-Sponsored Event). Registration nescessary


June 15, 1pm to 3pm
Seniors Afternoon Tea
Masonic Lodge #1043 - 3 Masonic Avenue
Free admission





June 15 - Ingamo Friendship Centre is planning an event at Jim Koe Park (Ingamo Hall if the weather isn't good) 
The event will include Welcoming everyone/Opening Prayer, Singing with Louie Goose/ Children’s First/ Aboriginal Headstart/School, mini games to celebrate the lives and contributions of older adults. Soup, bannock, doughnuts, and other baked goods will be served.

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Share how you intend to “Start the Conversation to stop the abuse of older adults"

Tweet your Poster to @ElderAbuseOnt 
#WEAAD2017  #ItsNotRight
Post your pic or video on Instagram
Send your poster photo by email at  

June 15th, 2017 from 8:00am -to 11:00am
3rd annual Seniors Breakfast Event (FREE)
Seniors and community partners are invited to attend this free breakfast.  We have a great morning planned with special guests MP Gord Brown, MPP Steve Clark and Mayor Henderson serving up breakfast with students from Ange-Gabriel and St. Mary's School. 
Guest speaker and special announcement at 10:00am.  See the poster for more details.
Good-will donations are appreciated at the door and will support local elder abuse programs, part of Brockville's Age-Friendly 2017 - 2018 official Action Plan.'It's Not Right' is a province-wide campaign led by Western University.  Learn more at: 

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Meet at 11.30am at the Centennial flame
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Elder Abuse In Canada - It's Not Right with Dr. Lynn McDonald, MSW, PhD
Thursday June 15, 2017 
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. 
Allan Waters Family Auditorium 
Li Ka Shing (209 Victoria St., 2nd floor) 
St. Michael’s Hospital

Registration nescessary. Contact:  or 


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Community Elder Abuse Prevention Committee -
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Proclamation and Flag Raising followed by a BBQ
June 15 10am at Thunder Bay City Hall
Reservations required - Contact Twyla at  807-684-3471




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June 15th at 10pm
5920 River Road -
Niagara Parks Commission Buidling
Watch the Falls turn purple for WEAAD




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Elliot Lake Seniors at Risk Committee
June 10 2017,10.30am to 2.30pm
Seniors Information Day and BBQ at Renaissance Centre (2 Veteran's Way - Elliot Lake)
With presentations from O.P.P, Elder Abuse Ontario and It's Not Right.




Pancake Breakfast in Support of The Elder Abuse Response and Referral Service Crisis Bed Program
Barrhaven Legion
3500 Followfield Road in Nepean
Free parking
Guest Speaker: Stéphanie Cadieux from Elder Abuse Ontario who will be speaking about the "It's Not Right Campaign".
Tickets are $20.00 - To purchase tickets call Monique Blais 613-596-5626 extension 230 Or on-line at


En marche pour la bientraitance des personnes aînées

Walk for WEAAD - Organised by Comité lavallois en abus et violence envers les aînés .
 2 or 4 kms walk, from 8.30am to noon on June 15, Parc des Prairies. The walk will be followed by music and entertainment on the theme ''Living together in harmony''
Register for this event at: 




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Thursday, June 15, 2017 | Washington, DC






WEAAD 2016 Events

This year, CNPEA will mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day by highlighting Intergenerational initiatives and their crucial role in fighting ageism and preventing elder abuse.
CNPEA will host two free webinars about:

September 9, 2016 - New release:
The BC Community Response Networks just released a wonderful video about their WEAAD 2016 activities in Vancouver, B.C., and the crucial role of Community Response Networks in enhancing awareness and prevention of Elder Abuse.  See it here: 

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Starting June 1st, 2016, share your intergenerational photos on social media
with the hashtag #GenerationsOfRespect!

You can also take a selfie with the poster below and tell us how you fight Elder Abuse:

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2nd Global Summit
11th Anniversary - Washington DC
Featuring International and National Speakers. The First Global Summit on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day in 2015 had national policy makers, advocates, financial services institutions, media, social services organizations and the general public attend, plus over 150 additional organizational and individual partners from all over the world. We expect many more in 2016!

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For more information contact: 


The Alberta Elder Abuse Awareness Network invites you to brighten an older adult's day through a Random Act of Kindness. Find ideas and suggestions on 


British Columbia
From Duncan to Vancouver, events are popping up all over the province of British Columbia!mmunity Response Network communities throughout BC will be collaborating in multigenerational and multidisciplinary activities, events and initiatives in recognition of WEAAD. 
Here is a partial 2016 WEAAD events schedule, contact the BC  Community Responses Networks for details in your area. 


Newfoundland and Labrador

Screen Shot 2016 04 27 at 1.12.24 PM Join Peaceful Communities for an afternoon of events on June 15, from noon to 4pm. Activities will include a lunch, presentations and live entertainment at St James Memorial Centre, Port aux Basques, NL.

Make sure to register for this event before June 6th 
Call Kyrstal at 709.695.7505 
or email  

Nova Scotia  

June 15th World Elder Abuse Day RBC event posting Page 1Seniors Safety Programs promote WEAAD in Southwest Nova Scotia. No registration necessary!
On June 15th, 22 RBC branches and 9 Senior Safety Programs across SWN will join together to raise awareness about this important issue.
A display booth on Senior Safety Programs and Elder Abuse will be hosted at all 22 participating RBC branches in Southwest Nova Scotia on June 15h.
RBC staff, Senior Safety Coordinators and community partners will be wearing purple t-shirts to help bring awareness to World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
We invite you to join us at your local RBC branch on the 15th to learn more about Senior Abuse and Senior Safety Programs in your area.


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day  Walk, 
12:30pm - 1pm, 
2195 Jane Street
Organized by Lumacare
For more details contact 



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Thursday, June 16, 2016

12:00 to 1:00pm
Paul Marshall Lecture Theatre,
St Michael's Hospital
30 Bond St., Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada. 

No reservation required. For more information call 
416-360-4000  ext 5090 or email 

Here is the list of all Regional Coordinators for the Prevention of Elder Abuse. Contact your local coordinator for more information on WEAAD events near you.

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The Saskatoon Council on Aging presents a World Elder Abuse Awareness Day workshop:

"The Caregiver Relationship: Supporting the Family Care Providers to Prevent Abuse"  
With presenters Dr. Lillian Thorpe, Geriatric Psychiatrist; Jeanne Beaudoin, Social Worker; and Facilitator Doug Robertson.

Wednesday, June 8 2016 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (lunch and snacks provided) - $20
McClure United Church - 4025 Taylor Street East
Find out more and register at 306.652.2255 or



2015 Events

 WEAAD Global Summit 2015

Here is the detailed program of the upcoming first WEAAD Global Summit, which will take place on June 15th, 2015 in Washington, DC

Programme and Invitation

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