GRC ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS WEBSITE - LOCAL ACTIVITIES

for prevention and mitigation
of elder abuse and neglect

GRC’s
Elder Abuse Awareness to Action Award

The Elder Abuse Awareness to Action Award (EAAAA) is presented in recognition of outstanding contributions to work in the field of elder abuse prevention and response. It is usually presented at the annual John K. Friesen Conference.

(click on the link to read details of the award in the GRC News or PDF writeup)

2016: EAAAA2016 (Presented at the SFU Gerontology Research Centre’s 25th Friesen Conference “Late Life Issues and Innovations”)
Recipient: ‘Outstanding Individual Contribution Award’: Jane Osborne;
Recipient: ‘Innovative Programs Award’: Metro Vancouver Cross Cultural Seniors Network (MVCCSN) -
Mr. Ihsan Malik, President; Mr. Mohinder Grewal, Vice-President; Ms. Sonia Chaudhary, Treasurer; Mr. Narayan Kulkarni, Secretary; Mrs. Barb Mikulec, Director; Arun Mehta, Director

2015: NO AWARDS ISSUED

2014: NO EAAAA AWARDS ISSUED

2013: EAAAA2013: (Presented at the SFU Gerontology Research Centre’s 22nd Friesen Conference “Taboo Topics in Residential Care”) Recipients: ‘Outstanding Individual Contribution Award’: Detective Constable Steve Wilson, Economic and Technical Crimes division, Delta Police Department; and Leya Eguchi, Executive Committee Provincial Board Member, BC Association of Social Workers Coordinator, Seniors at Housing Risk Outreach Project and Adult Integrated Case Manager Hollyburn Family Services Society. ‘Innovative Programs Award’: New Westminster Elder Abuse Unit of the Domestic Violence Response Team

2012: EAAAA2012: (Presented at the Gerontology Research Centre 30th Anniversary Reception) Recipients: ‘Outstanding Individual Contribution Award’: Leanne Lange, Amanda Brown, and Margaret Easton. ‘Innovative Programs Award’: BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support (BCCEAS) ARTICLE -- / -- VIDEO

2011: NO AWARDS ISSUED

2009: NO AWARDS ISSUED

2007: NO AWARDS ISSUED

2006: EAAAA2006: ‘Recipients: Outstanding Individual Contribution’ award: Helen Kuhn and Pearl MacKenzie ‘Innovative Programs Award’ award: the Program for Older Abused Women in Penticton, Creston, and Victoria (accepted by Jill Hightower) and the North Shore Volunteers for Seniors’ Support the Supporters Program (accepted by Jane Osborne and Dolly Cartwright) Other nominees, who received a certificate of recognition: Dr. Kathleen Bell-Irving, Amanda Brown, Lou Drage, Louise Holland, Greta Smith, Linda Tod, Langley Coalition Against Abuse of Seniors (accepted by Janice McTaggart and Arlene Brown), Oceanside CRN Gatekeepers Program (accepted by Alison Leaney), and Prince George RCMP Elder Abuse & Safety Program (accepted by Dawn Hemingway).

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