World elderly abuse day

The Department of Social Development observed World Elderly Abuse Day in the Mier area. According to a statement by the department the aim of this event was to raise awareness on the plight of older people and to advocate for the care and protection of older persons. The department urges any person who knows about cases of older persons being abused to report it to their nearest Social Development Office or to the South African Police Service.

Journalist: Mbali Masiza

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