National Center on Elder Abuse
At the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) we believe that Elder Abuse is preventable. Funded by the Administration for Community Living, we serve as a national resource center dedicated to the empowerment of older adults and the prevention of elder mistreatment.
By providing awareness tools, training, policy and research updates, we hope to spread awareness of elder abuse as a critical and preventable issue in both the professional and public realms. Through our Listserv and Blog, we host a forum for those with professional interest in the area of elder mistreatment through which they can share relevant news, events, and opportunities. Our social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn allow us to engage various audiences on elder abuse prevention.
Elder Abuse is a significant, but preventable, public health issue, and we all play a role in finding solutions to end elder abuse in our communities. The NCEA has resources to help you raise elder abuse awareness:
- Reframing Elder Abuse project disseminates a new communications strategy that enhances public understandings on elder abuse.
- World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is every June 15th. During WEAAD season, the NCEA offers tools and tips to unify our voices during this critical time of the year.
- Supports and Tools for Elder Abuse Prevention (STEAP) is composed of free, customizable and ready-to-use tools that can aid in fostering action against elder abuse within communities. STEAP’s outreach calendar also displays year-round opportunities for civic engagement.
The NCEA can help you promote a better future for people of all ages, abilities, and capacities. We are all aging and elder abuse impacts us all on some level. With your collaboration, people can get to know the signs, educate others, and take action against elder abuse.
If you have any questions or would like to reach out, contact us:
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