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

Profiles Promoting WEAAD

In a few easy steps, apply a frame to your Facebook profile to show support for #WEAAD

  1. Go to https://www.facebook.com/profilepicframes?query=WEAAD
  2. Choose a WEAAD Frame
  3. Set to apply frame until June 15,2020
  4. Click “use as Profile Picture” to save

Visit Facebook’s Help Center for additional support or information on adding and/or removing frames.

Suggested social media posts:

Join us and add a #WEAAD frame to your profile photo to honor survivors of elder abuse and raise awareness toward prevention. https://www.facebook.com/profilepicframes?query=WEAAD

Want to help spread the world about World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (#WEAAD)? Pledge your profile photo!  https://www.facebook.com/profilepicframes?query=WEAAD

Profiles Promoting #WEAAD and justice for all! https://www.facebook.com/profilepicframes?query=WEAAD

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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-info@aoa.hhs.gov 

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.