Want to help spread the word about World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD)? Using social media is an excellent way to engage our community around this important and timely subject. Below are some ways to use social media to promote WEAAD.

This social media guide includes tips on using media to promote #WEAAD as well as sample posts in English in Spanish

Support the WEAAD Twibbon Campaign and add the WEAAD logo to your social media profiles. Here’s How:

  1. Visit http://bit.ly/WEAADTB.
  2. Click “Add to Twitter” or “Add to Facebook” to apply the WEAAD badge to your profile photo.
  3. Share the Twibbon on Twitter and Facebook using the sample posts below!
  • Support the World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (#WEAAD) Twibbon campaign to honor survivors of #ElderAbuse and raise awareness toward prevention: http://bit.ly/WEAADTB  
  • Want to help spread the word about World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (#WEAAD)? Pledge your profile photo!  http://bit.ly/WEAADTB  
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is June 15th! Add a Twibbon to show your support for #WEAAD http://bit.ly/WEAADTB

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Are you interested in accessing additional formats (.eps, .jpg, .pdf, web-optimized, or print ready) of our materials or would you like to review materials from past WEAAD campaigns? Please contact us at NCEA@med.usc.edu

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Special Thanks to Judith D. Tamkin

We are sincerely appreciative to Judith D. Tamkin for her gift to help establish the USC Center on Elder Mistreatment’s website. Her deep and personal commitment to eradicating elder abuse is helping to reshape our understanding of elder abuse and ultimately save innumerable older adults from abuse and neglect.