The Abuse Prevention of Older Adults Network is pleased to invite you to attend any of the following presentations. You will learn to recognize the warning signs of the abuse of older adults and how to respond safely, and supportively to help seniors at risk or experiencing abuse.
Pre-Registration is preferred, all walk-in welcome!
Presenter: Margaret MacPherson
Date: Tuesday, March 22, 2016
Time: 11:00am to 12:30pm EDT
Registration is free
View full webinar flyer at http://www.elderabuseontario.com/training-education/professional-development/
Original Article via Canadian News Wire | 28 November 2014
WINNIPEG, Nov. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Financial abuse is one of the most common forms of elder abuse in Canada, as highlighted by the recent findings from the first phase of consultations on the national strategy for financial literacy, released by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC).
For every victim who reports financial elder abuse, dozens more do not
Authors: Megan Blarr & Steven Brown, WGRZ | Full article available here
Our nation's oldest citizens are increasingly being preyed upon, most often by people they know and trust, and it's a growing problem that is costing aging Americans billions of dollars each year.
Elder abuse and neglect is becoming a bigger societal issue for an aging population -- and especially with young adults often moving back into the homestead, Manon Thompson told her audience on Thursday.
"Something we're seeing more and more of is children moving back in (with parents or grandparents) and taking over," said Thompson, a regional consultant for eastern Ontario with Elder Abuse Ontario.
24 July, 2014 | The Forest Standard Newspaper (no online version currently available) | By Eric Nixon
The key message about Elder Abuse during a recent presentation delivered by Tracy Rogers of the Sarnia Lambton Coordinating Committee on Violence Against Women was, “It’s Not Right!” Rogers provided a wide range of information to a crowd at the Port Franks Community Centre during the 8th Annual Community Information Evening on Wednesday, July 9th.
MacPherson introduced her concepts Tuesday at the Newfoundland and Labrador Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse monthly meeting held in Deer Lake. She said everything a person does has an impact on another person, even the smallest things — whether they’re good or bad... Click here to read full article.