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Date updated: May 28, 2019

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…

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…

Understanding Fraud Schemes and Scams

  This e-book has been prepared by Verafin. It is for businesses to help them understand the types of fraud.  BUT service providers, caregivers, and seniors would benefit from reading it. Click the link below to download the document

Abuse of Older People: A Community Response. Final Report (Australia)

The Community Response report is the culmination of six months consultation and discussion with keystakeholders throughout Australia as well as feedback from the recent 5th Elder Abuse Conference -Together Making Change held in Sydney.   The 70 people involved directly in the development of this report,  call all governments in Australia to action … to act nationally … to…

The Little Black Book of Scams 2nd Edition (Competition Bureau Canada)

The Competition Bureau Canada presents The Little Black Book of Scams, second edition. This animated booklet features the most common types of scams. The booklet shows the tactics that scammers/fraudsters use to deceive consumers and businesses, and show how Canadians can protect themselves and their families from frauds and scams. They profile superheroes who have…

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