News of the month
The Chair submitted a brief in the framework of public consultations on Bill 115 (January 18, 2017)
Submitted in October 2016, Bill 115 is aiming at countering mistreatment of older adults and to any other adult (over 18) in a vulnerable situation. This Bill is the focus of public consultations before the Committee on Citizen Relations from...
Marie Beaulieu participated in a working session with the United Nations World Organization in December 2016. (January 15, 2017)
The 7th working session of the open-ended working group took place at the United Nations World Organization (UNWO) in New York from December 12 to 15, 2016. This working group specifically looks at an international convention on older adults’...
A Chair’s student received an Excellence Scholarship for graduate and postdoctoral studies from the Nicolas-and-Suzanne-Zay Funds. (January 15, 2017)
The Nicolas-and-Suzanne-Zay Funds present each year two scholarships of $2500 to master and postdoctoral social work students of Laval University.This scholarship aims at promoting research and intervention in social gerontology.
Summary of the first year of activities of the DAMIA project. (January 15, 2017)
At the end of December 2015, the Chair received a three-year grant of $300 000 grant as part of the Quebec Age-Friendly Program (QADA) to launch the DAMIA project (Help seeking in a context of older adult bullying and mistreatment). This project is carried out...