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Public Call To Action Against Elder Abuse

The Ministry of Social Transformation on the occasion of International Elder Abuse Prevention and Awareness Day, which will be observed on 15th June 2012,  is seeking the public’s participation to highlight issues impacting our elderly in Antigua & Barbuda.

Throughout, the course of this week the Government Residential Assistance Care for the Elderly and Eligible (GRACE), will be conducting a series of sensitization program to emphasize the need to encourage closer and positive contact between generations and the need to foster positive attitudes among our youths.

In accordance, we are urging everyone especially the young, "Take A Stand in the Fight Against Elder Abuse!" Family, friends, neighbors young and old are asked to join the call to action against elder abuse,  show the world that we care about ending elder abuse and neglect, by wearing something yellow,” on World Elder Abuse  Prevention and Awareness Day June 15th, 2012.