GRC ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS WEBSITE – RESOURCES

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A: LINKS

B: NEWS ITEMS

C: SFU GERONTOLOGY PUBLICATIONS

D: SFU GERONTOLOGY THESES/PROJECTS

E: LGBTQ2S

A: LINKS

BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support BCCEAS educate and raise awareness about elder abuse issues, operate a legal aid clinic for older adults, offer a broad range of services and conduct research.

BC GOVERNMENT BC Seniors' Guide

BC GOVERNMENT - HealthyFamilies BC  HealthyFamilies BC helps British Columbians to better manage their own health and reduce chronic disease by focusing on four key areas: healthy eating, healthy lifestyles, resources for parents, and fostering healthy communities.

BC GOVERNMENT - Office of the Seniors Advocate - Reports and Publications

BC GOVERNMENT - Office of the Seniors Advocate - Residential care facilities : quick facts directory 2016

BC GOVERNMENT SeniorsBC website that provides information about government programs and services for older adults. Included on the website are sections on health care, finances, benefits, housing, transportation and more.

British Columbia Association of Community Response Networks (BC CRN)

Canada Revenue Agency – Information for Seniors

Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL) - Be a Savvy Senior

Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA)

Elder Abuse Ontario (formerly the Ontario Network for Prevention of Elder Abuse)

International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA)

National Centre on Elder Abuse (US)

National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA) (US)

National Crime Prevention Council – Seniors (US)

Nursing Home Abuse Support 

Statistics Canada – Seniors - Elder abuse and victimization

West Coast LEAF Older Women’s Rights Wallet Cards

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B: NEWS ITEMS

[PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL NEWS ITEMS/INFORMATION LINKS PROVIDED ON THIS PAGE ARE POSTED STRICTLY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENCOURAGING TOPICAL CONVERSATION AND DO NOT CONSTITUTE AN ENDORSEMENT OF ANY KIND BY THE SFU GERONTOLOGY RESEARCH CENTRE / SFU DEPARTMENT OF GERONTOLOGY OR ANY MEMBERS OF STAFF.]

SICK, DYING AND RAPED IN AMERICA'S NURSING HOMES [CNN] [FEB 2017]

FINANCIAL ABUSE - 'CAN'T GET BLOOD FROM A STONE': BANKS GO AFTER SENIOR CAUGHT IN EXTORTION SCAM [CBC] [JAN 2017]

Gloria Gutman: RE: violence in Long Term Care facilities [CBC The National – broadcast sement: 15.10-17:40] [JAN 2017]
SEE ALSO:
Monitoring seniors' services [2015]
Monitoring seniors' services [2016]

AGEISM - AGEISM TO BECOME DISCRIMINATION IN ALBERTA FOR FIRST TIME [CBC]

AGEISM - HOW DARE YOU CALL ME ELDERLY! [CBC] [DEC 2016]
SEE ALSO: Did You Just Call Me Old Lady? [new publication]

'I TRUSTED THEM FULLY': B.C. MAN, 92, SAYS OF SON AND DAUGHTER WHO TOOK HIS MILLIONS [CBC] [DEC 2016]
SEE ALSO:
REPORT
GRC Elder Abuse webpages
SFU-Gerontology Research Centre: Elder Abuse in the LGBT Community - Financial Abuse LINK

FINANCIAL ABUSE - HOW THIS 83-YEAR-OLD NEARLY GOT SCAMMED OUT OF $10,000 [CNN] [DEC 2016]
SEE ALSO: GSA2015 Elder Financial Abuse Pre-conference Workshop LINK

AGEISM - TEENAGE STUDENT AND CENTENARIAN JOIN FORCES TO FIGHT AGEISM [OCT 2016]

FINANCIAL ABUSE - EXPOSED: THE SECRET POWERHOUSE PROCESSING MILLIONS IN GLOBAL FRAUD
SEE ALSO:
U.S. DESIGNATES VANCOUVER COMPANY PACNET A 'SIGNIFICANT TRANSNATIONAL CRIMINAL ORGANIZATION' [CBC] [SEP 2016]
ONLINE RESOURCE - 24th Annual John K. Friesen Conference Panel 6 - The Internet: Blessing or Curse?
ONLINE RESOURCE - Canadian Centre for Elder Law - Be a Savvy Senior a series of educational tools to help seniors protect themselves against fraud.
ONLINE RESOURCE - Canadian Centre for Elder Law - Financial Literacy 102 a series of educational tools to help seniors protect themselves against fraud.

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C: GRC Publications: Prevention of Victimization and Exploitation of Older Persons

Research and development of programs to prevent financial, psychological, physical and sexual abuse of older people, and facilitate access to rights and services.

Prevention of Victimization and Exploitation of Older Persons Publications and Activities

Full text publications on SFU Summit:

Diminishing returns: An examination of financial responsibility, decision-making and financial abuse among older adults in British Columbia / C. Spencer (1996)

Respecting your rights: A guide to the rights of people living in British Columbia long term care facilities / C. Spencer (2003)

Elder abuse awareness community guide tool kit / C. Spencer

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D: SFU GERONTOLOGY THESES/PROJECTS

ter Brugge, M. (2006) Fear of crime and design: Exploring the linkages in a seniors' housing complex M.A. Thesis, Department of Gerontology

Easton, M. (2009) Fear of crime and older adults: a metanarrative review of the literature M.A. Project, Department of Gerontology

Harrison, W. (2008) Representation agreements in British Columbia: Who is using them and why? MA Project, Department of Gerontology

Yon, Y. (2010) A comparison of intimate partner violence in mid-and-old age: Is elder abuse simply a case of spousal abuse grown old? MA Thesis, Department of Gerontology

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E: LGBTQ2S

Please see our
LGBT End-of-Life Conversations website
to view and download free resources.

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