The second edition of the Forum of partners took place on March 30 and brought together national non-governmental organizations as well as ministries and governmental organizations involved in the fight against mistreatment of Quebec older adults. The Chair participated.

Read more: Forum of Partners 2012: the Chair was present →

A pre-launch of the book took place on March 30 at the Forum of partners set up by the Governmental Action Plan to Counter Elder Abuse 2010-2015

Marie Beaulieu presented the book at the Quebec Book Fair on April 14. The official launching took place on april 26 and 27 through a press tour organized by the sherbrooke research center on aging.

Read more: The first book stemming from the work of the Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults has... →

Fiona N. Grenon, social worker and final year Masters in Social Work student, research option, at Sherbrooke University, became interested in the issue of self-neglect among older adults as part of her thesis entitled « l’intervention en travail social auprès de personnes aînées en situation d’autonégligence » (social work intervention with older adults experiencing self-neglect).

Read more: Fiona N. Grenon’s work on self-neglect among the elderly has begun to be disseminated! →

Three Social Work students at Sherbrooke University have joined the Chair’s team. Arzemina Spahic Blazevic will begin the second year of her Masters in Social Work this fall. She is interested in the situation of caregivers in the immigration context.

Read more: The Research Chair team has three new student members! We extend them our welcome →

The Chair and Mr. Paul Martel, Regional Coordinator in the mistreatment action Plan for the Eastern Townships region and representative of the Table of concertation against ill-treatment of older adults in the Eastern Townships, join forces to receive Me Audrey Turmel, from the Directorate of guidelines and politics of the Quebec Ministry of Justice. MTurmel is a member of the interdepartmental committee that monitors the governmental action Plan to counter elder abuse 2010-2015.

Read more: The chair, in partnership with the Table of Concertation Against Mistreatment of Older Adults in... →

The new coordinator of the Arrimage (Synchronization) research-action project took office on August 27.  This 3-year research-action project aims to document and model the intersectoral work to combat mistreatment of older adults. The model will be implemented, its effects will be evaluated and a final model, enriched by the contributions collected through research-action will then be disseminated.

Read more: Martine Noreau has been hired as coordinator of the Arrimage (synchronization) research project →

The Honorable Alice Wong met the research Chair holder and her team in an informal setting. The objective of the meeting was to take account of the Chair’s current work and of that to come.

Read more: On August 27, the Chair was visited by the honorable Alice Wong, Minister of State (seniors),... →

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