World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15, 2015
April 26, 2016
Each June, the
Minnesota Elder Justice Center along with their sponsors, which include MN
Department of Human Services and MN Board on Aging, sponsor a full-day
professional education conference in conjunction with World Elder Abuse
Awareness Day (WEAAD) to strengthen the mission to combat elder abuse.
also supportive of the United Nations International Plan of Action which
recognizes the significance of elder abuse as a growing social and financial
concern, a public health matter, and a human rights issue.
In 2016, the WEAAD
conference will be held on June 15 at the University of Minnesota
Continuing Education Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.