World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

A day dedicated to World Elder Abuse Awareness will be this week. Thursday, June 15th is a day we all draw attention to Elder Abuse and try to prevent it from happening more. Care Connection for Aging Services which helps seniors remain independent and healthy is sponsoring this day. Regional Ombudsman Director of the Care Connection for Aging Services Christina Kanak says they will have events going on throughout the region and day.

Kanak says the organization will participate in the walk for WEAAD (WE AD) and that there is a certain color people should wear if they join

For more information on the walk or how you can help you can visit

You can report adult abuse by calling the Missouri Adult Abuse hotline 1-800- 392-0210