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Date updated: August 8, 2019

RIAC’S Newsletter – Monthly On-The-Go! St. John`s

RIAC’S Newsletter – Monthly On-The-Go! St. John`s Excerpts of August On-The-Go! Women in Film Festival Thursday, August 15th from 5pm-7pm FREE For more information, explore our Facebook event page or contact the Projects Coordinator! Fashion Show Sewing Student Registration To be part of the fashion show… Click this link for more detailed information and to register.   CONTACT…

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.  

Dementia and the Dinner Table – The Dawn Method

Does your family member need support at mealtimes – to eat or drink? This blog suggests things to make mealtimes easier for people with dementia DAWN* suggests starting with addressing the underlying emotional needs of the person with dementia. While Training video series and books are available for purchase, there are many free articles, videos…

CHANNAL Calendar (Mount Pearl)

CHANNAL Calendar (Mount Pearl) 2019 Please note that there are some changes!!   MONTHLY CALENDAR – AUGUST Mondays – CLOSED   Tuesdays –  6,13,20,27 Peer Group 6 to 8 pm Shared Support 10 am to 4 pm Walk in 10 am to 4pm Wednesdays – 14,21,28 CLOSED REGATTA DAY – August 7th Shared Support – 10 am to 4pm…

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