World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

As our population ages, Elder abuse has become a serious and growing concern. It exists in many forms, including neglect and physical, sexual, psychological, or financial abuse. As difficult as it is, the perpetrators can be caregivers, family members or friends.


Join us by wearing purple on June 15th, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, to show that First Nations communities are united in the support of preventing Elder abuse. 

Below is information on how you can ensure that staff and community members are equipped with knowledge that will protect all Elders.  
Celebrate World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.

1. Share brochures and information                      
2. Wear Purple on June 15th
3. Host an event in your community that focuses on treating our Elders well
4.  Send your stories and photos to us so that we can continue to spread the word about Elder Abuse activities in First Nations communities

For more information or assistance, please contact

Remember to wear purple on June 15!