Tag: Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Workshop series finishes with Self Defence

Elder Abuse Workshop

Our monthly interactive elder abuse workshop series have come to a successful close. All five sessions were free to the community and provided a ‘lunch and learn’ opportunity in elder abuse. The final workshop on March 21st featured a lesson in self defence for seniors with a guest speaker from SAFE International.   They provided an effective…

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – June 15

June 15th was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. What is elder abuse? Elder abuse is any action or lack of action that brings harm to an older person by someone who is in a relationship of trust (such as caregiver and even a family member). The definition of elder abuse has expanded over time to include…