Thursday, June 5, 2014
June 5, 2014
Let’s Talk about Elder Abuse Prevention
By Kathy Greenlee, Assistant Secretary for Aging and Administrator of ACL
Over the course of my service as Assistant Secretary for Aging, one imperative has stood above all others: preventing elder abuse. I talk about it every chance I get, and it is something we all need to talk about. Preventing elder abuse must be part of the national conversation about how we care for older Americans.
That’s why, as our nation prepares to observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on June 15, 2014, I hope you will join me in seeking out opportunities to raise awareness about elder abuse and neglect. Read more.
Update: Voting for the HHS People’s Choice Award Extended to June 13
Click here to cast your vote for “Suicide Prevention: What is your role”—ACL’s Submission for the 2014 HHS “People’s Choice” Award. The deadline for voting has been extended to next Friday, June 13.