We all deserve to lead happy and healthy lives free from abuse as we age, yet older people from all walks of life are mistreated more often than we think.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) on June 15th every year is an opportunity to raise awareness about elder abuse, why it occurs, and what we can do to stop it.
ADD YOUR VOICE TO END ALZHEIMER’S!
Alzheimer's is the most expensive disease in the United States, costing taxpayers $21 million every hour. And the cost isn’t just financial — 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, and 5.7 million Americans are living with the disease.
NCDs are the #1 cause of death and disability worldwide.
NCDs – mainly cancer, cardiovascular disease, chronic respiratory diseases, and diabetes account for 70 percent of global mortality; 80 percent of premature deaths from NCDs occur in low- and middle-income countries, and everywhere they disproportionately impact the most vulnerable people. Many NCDs are preventable - no person should have to endure avoidable suffering.
Donald Trump is coming to Britain. While he’s here, we need the biggest demonstration against his politics of racism, war and hate.
Please join us if you’re opposed to Trump’s reactionary agenda of racism, Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, xenophobia, escalating war and confrontation in the Middle East, Asia and Latin America, reneging on climate change commitments, misogyny, sexism and homophobia.
Koreans want peace! Trump and Kim are about to meet in a historic summit, and Americans need to speak out for peace on the Korean Peninsula. The Korea Peace Network brings together peace, social justice, faith, veterans and Korean-American leaders to press the U.S. government to support peace and diplomacy, not threats of (nuclear) war. Congress needs to add its support for peace and diplomacy.
On June 9, 2018, thousands of people will March for the Ocean (M4O) in Washington DC and events including clean-ups, flotillas, marches and rallies around the country and the world to ensure a healthy ocean and clean water for future generations.
This World Environment Day, June 5th 2018, Isha Foundation along with Rally for Rivers is partnering with the UN Environment to raise awareness about the need for banning single-use plastic by conducting awareness drives around this year’s theme “Beat Plastic Pollution" in over 250 iconic locations around the world.
How can you help #BeatPlasticPollution?
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