EL­DER ABUSE WEEK

The Hastings Mail - - FRONT PAGE -

Each year Age Con­cern re­ceives 2000 re­fer­rals of el­der abuse. This can in­clude fi­nan­cial, psy­cho­log­i­cal and phys­i­cal abuse. To raise aware­ness Age Con­cern has or­gan­ised El­der Abuse Aware­ness Week, which runs un­til June 22, and fol­lowed World El­der Abuse Aware­ness Day on June 15. The Napier City Coun­cil sup­ported the event by light­ing up Clive Square pur­ple for a week. THe Hast­ings District Coun­cil is light­ing up the clock tower and foun­tain in the city cen­tre this month.

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