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2024 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day: Events and Information

Join the Fight Against Elder Abuse: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2024

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is an annual initiative launched on June 15, 2006, by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. Each year, individuals, communities, municipalities, and organizations come together to raise awareness of elder abuse.

In 2018, the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office hosted its inaugural WEAAD Conference. This year, several events throughout June will commemorate WEAAD, fostering multi-generational awareness. Let’s all do our part to end elder abuse!

Upcoming Events Open to the Public

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2024
    • Event: Connecting with our Communities
    • Format: Via Zoom
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2024
    • Event: Connecting with our Seniors
    • Location: Morristown, NJ
  • Saturday, June 15, 2024
    • Event: WEAAD Awareness Walk
    • Location: Cherry Hill, NJ
    • Note: This event is weather permitting. For updates, visit

To register for these events, scan the QR code or visit NJOAG's WEAAD page. For questions, call (609) 292-1272 or email

Scan the QR Code to register

What Should You Do When You See or Suspect Elder Abuse?


  • Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Financial Exploitation Tip Hotline: 1-609-292-1272

Let’s come together to raise awareness and protect our seniors. Your involvement can make a significant difference in preventing elder abuse.

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