Bridge to be lit purple in honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day | News


On June 15, across the nation and around the world, communities and organizations will observe World Elder Abuse Awareness Day to call attention to the 1 in 10 older Americans who experience elder abuse, neglect or exploitation every year.

The Korean Veterans Memorial Bridge will be lit in purple June 15 to commemorate the day, launched in 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations.

Locally, AgeWell Middle Tennessee convenes the…

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