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Abuse of older adults is a serious issue in Canada. Over the years, project investments to address the issue have been made by different levels of government. It's Not Right! is one example. A pan-Canadian approach can help align and build on these investments to improve our current state.

Check out how we are doing coast to coast:

Status Report:

How are we addressing elder abuse in Nova Scotia?

Do we have a provincial/territorial:

Elder Abuse Strategy/Action Plan? Yes (2004)

Provincial/Territorial Elder Abuse Network? no

Does it have annualized government funding? no

Are there local elder abuse networks operating? no

Do they receive government funding? no



What department is responsible for seniors?

Nova Scotia Department of Seniors


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The Government website includes information on Understanding Senior Abuse. https://novascotia.ca/seniors/stopabuse/