Suvanto – For A Safe Old Age
Abuse of the elderly includes all kind of acts and neglect in a close relation with an elderly person that threaten the victim’s well-being, security or health. Suvanto – For A Safe Old Age is an non-governmental organization that strives to arouse public discussion about abuse of the elderly, help elderly people and those close to them in times of need, and to prevent abuse of the elderly. The association can help both the victims and professionals who work with them. Suvanto – For A Safe Old Age collects and distributes information about violence against the elderly, arranges courses and briefings, offers expert help and consultation assistance and maintains a telephone service for victims.