News of the month
Françoise Le Borgne-Uguen and Marie Beaulieu will co-edit an issue on mistreatment of older adults in the Vie et Vieillissement journal. Call for texts is being launched. Check out this issue now! (January 7, 2016)
Françoise Le Borgne-Uguen, from the University of Western Brittany (Brest) and Marie Beaulieu, Chairholder of the Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults are working with the Quebec Association of Gerontology (QAG) to co-edit a thematic...
The Chair and the SPVM will present on January 20, 2016 at 1:00 PM a webinar on The Police Intervention in Countering Mistreatment of Older Adults. (January 7, 2016)
The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) has a website which aims at fostering knowledge sharing between all the players involved in countering elder abuse across Canada. Several tools are readily available to facilitate this...
The Chair, in partnership with DIRA-Estrie, secured a grant from the Quebec Age-Friendly Program (QADA) in order to initiate a research project on reporting situations of mistreatment and older adult bullying. (January 7, 2016)
On December 10, 2015, Francine Charbonneau, Minister of Families responsible for Seniors, announced that 29 projects were funded under the QADA 2015 program. The action-research project submitted by the University of Sherbrooke, which oversees the...
The work for the ABAM-MF project, dealing with volunteering within the community-based organizations countering financial mistreatment, is well underway! (January 7, 2016)
The ABAM-MF project (Volunteering to Counter Financial and Material Mistreatment of Older Adults) has been initiated in April 2015 further to a three-year grant of $259 500 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).