Skipped navigation; Beginning of main content

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…

NEWSLETTER – CANADIAN NETWORK FOR THE PREVENTION OF ELDER ABUSE

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…

Buy and Sell Crimes (RCMP)

Buyers and sellers should use caution when purchasing or exchanging items advertised online. Patricia Vasylchukk gives examples of how crimes have occured under the cover of buying and selling. Ways to stay safe when buying items from “buy and sell” sites? “The RCMP in British Columbia are the latest to encourage the public to use…

Top Ten Tips for Family Caregivers

Seek support from other caregivers. You are not alone! Take care of your own health so that you can be strong enough to take care of your loved one. Accept offers of help and suggest specific things people can do to help you. Learn how to communicate effectively with doctors. Caregiving is hard work so…

ELDER ABUSE: SPOT THE SIGNS – EDMONTON POLICE SERVICE

Spot the signs of elder abuse, A Video by the Edmonton Police Service.   In Newfoundland and Labrador older adults, family, friends, and service providers can call Call 911 for emergencies or situations requiring the police. Contact your Regional Health Authority at 1-855-376-4957 to report an adult who may be at risk of abuse or…

Webinar: Consent and Capacity-1 Canadian Centre for Elder Law

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) will provide education and expert help on understanding and navigating the Canadian legal system, including legal issues raised by startups and commercialization. It will also address legal and ethical issues of critical importance when working with older adults, such as informed consent and substitute decision-making. This webinar will…

Newsletter Signup

Join our mailing list to stay up to date about our new website.