Lance Robertson, Assistant Secretary for Aging and Administrator, Administration for Community Living, HHS

Combatting Elder Abuse: It’s About Dignity

June 13, 2019 • By

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This Saturday is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), when people all over the world voice support for the rights and dignity of elders and opposition to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of older adults. WEAAD is part of a global movement for “elder justice” that asserts the fundamental dignity and equality of older adults. […]

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Five Ways to Fight Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation

June 14, 2018 • By

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As Americans, we believe that people of all ages and abilities deserve to be treated fairly and equally and to live free from abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation. Tomorrow, on World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, we join the world in recognizing the importance of elders to our communities and standing up for their rights. Here […]

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