World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is marked each year on June 15. It is an official United Nations International Day acknowledging the significance of elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue.
Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario joins CanAge, Canada’s national seniors advocacy organization, and the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse in hosting a live online debate with leaders and experts to discuss the issue of isolation and neglect of older Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic in light of the recent shocking report about LTC Homes.
Brian Dybwad Hereditary Chief of the Gitxaan Nation Fellow CanAge
The Honourable Deb Schulte Minister of Seniors
Dr. Elizabeth Podnieks Founder of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day & Professor Emeritus at Ryerson University’s School of Nursing
Gregor Sneddon Executive Director HelpAge Canada
Cynthia Mulligan Journalist, CITY-TV’s CityNews
Laura Tamblyn Watts, LLB President & CEO CanAge Canada’s National Seniors Advocacy Organization
Dr. Samir K. Sinha, MD, DPhil, FRCPC, AGSF Peter and Shelagh Godsoe Chair in Geriatrics and Director of Geriatrics, Sinai Health System and the University Health Network
Kahir Lalji, MA Provincial Director, Population Health, United Way Lower Mainland, & Executive Director, United Way Southern Interior BC
Devora Greenspon Treasurer, Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils and Resident Leader at Bayview Extendicare, Willowdale
Dee Lender Executive Director, Ontario Association of Residents’ Councils (OARC
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