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Date updated: July 10, 2019

Sexual Abuse in Later Life: A Fact Sheet for Older Adults

As part of the Access to Justice project, Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) created a pair of factsheets on Sexual Abuse in Older Life. One factsheet is geared towards caregivers, service providers, friends and families. This factsheet, designed for older adults, addresses: What is sexual abuse? Who are the most likely…

Home to Stay – Home Modifications and Community Support Toolkit

The Home to Stay Program, Stella’s Circle, identified [the need] and supported seniors with complex mental health needs to age safely in their community. A Home Modifications and Community Support Toolkit was developed to share the learnings from the project and provide guidance to organizations and individuals facing similar challenges.  

How to Reduce Hoarding and Clutter to Prevent Falls

They say that one person`s treasures is another person`s junk (or vice Versa). However, excessive collecting and hoarding that leads to clutter can increase the chances of falls and injury. This American article containing very general information. It is found on the website for Mavencare home care services for seniors (not in NL).  

Top 7 Garage Safety Hazards that You Shouldn’t Be Ignoring

Why are garage safety hazards not given the attention they’re due? The garage is heavily used and conducive to safety hazards if proper care isn’t taken. Some of these tips can apply to arctic entries or mud rooms. American article containing very general information.


Get involved with the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA).  Sign up for a free CNPEA membership by filling out the form (see web address below). Being a member entitles you to receive CNPEA updates via ONE monthly newsletter along with other rights.   You can subscribe and unsubscribe easily, we do not share…

Western Regional Wellness Coalition – Winter 2019 Newsletter

Inside, learn about the New Canada’s Food Guide, find out about recent community and school grant projects, and try the feature recipe. Select the link below to read all about it.

8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Stair Lift. Caring Village

Caring Village presents – 8 Things to Consider When Choosing a Stair Lift. The User’s Mobility The Type or design of Staircase – Straight rail stair lift or Curved model depending upon design of stairlift and mobility. Budget – Straight rail models are definitely much more affordable than curved rail models.. Size of Seat/ Weight…

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