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Date updated: November 15, 2019

Dehydration is Dangerous for Seniors’ Health

DEHYDRATION IN SENIORS: AN OFTEN-OVERLOOKED HEALTH RISK DailyCaring  blog Dehydration is dangerous for senior health Drinking enough water is important for everyone, but especially for older adults who are at greater risk for dehydration. A UCLA study found that 40% of seniors may be chronically under-hydrated. That can easily lead to dehydration and cause a…

Elder Abuse – What We Heard Report: Financial Crimes and Harms Against Seniors

The National Seniors Council, What We Heard Report: Financial Crimes and Harms Against Seniors has been released. The report is available on the National Seniors Council’s website by clicking on the following link below. The Report is also available (Français) NOTE: Leo Bonnell, Clarenville, NL – Provincial Advisory Council on Seniors, retired banker and SeniorsNL’s Community Peer…

Elder Abuse WEAAD 2019 Report to Verafin

SeniorsNL is grateful to Verafin for providing funds to support SeniorsNL’s  World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2019 activities.  Over 760 participants, representing 16+ communities, engaged in sponsored WEAAD events. Also, close to 22,000 pieces of information (including 12,094  individual WEAAD paper placemats, elder abuse brochures and SeniorsNL brochures) were distributed across the province.The Newfoundland and…

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.  

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