Stamp Out Elder Abuse

Launched, March 31, 2011 
Proclamation t
o Stamp Out Elder Abuse

This initiative was launched by  Elder Financial Protection Network (EFPN), the Elder Justice CoalitionTennessee Vulnerable Adult Coalition and the Tennessee Commission on Aging and Disability. To add your organization as a sponsor email

~ We the citizens of the United States of America respectfully request that our President and Congress enact legislation that would authorize the United States Postmaster General to issue an Elder Abuse semipostal stamp; and,

~ We call upon Congress to fund the Elder Justice Act of 2010.

~ The citizens of the United States of America respectfully urge the President to issue a proclamation recognizing June 15, 2012 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and consider lighting the White House purple on this date.

Read the full Proclamation on the Stamp Out Elder Abuse website.

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EFPN is a 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to the prevention of elder financial abuse through innovative partnerships that build public awareness, drive community outreach and provide professional training.


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    Alfred V. Newton, United States

    1 year ago US State: California
    Comments: I am a victim of elder abuse every weekend when ai make a trip 1-3 blocks away to go shopping because of the uninterested youth who I pass on the street who bump into me, once even knocking me down and pay no attention to see how I am after bumping into me. I am turning "invisible".
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