On December 18, a meeting of the Advisory Committee to the Chair was held. Composed of internal and external evaluators from the University of Sherbrooke, the committee’s objective is to annually evaluate the Chair on its realization of activities in relation to its budget.

Read more: The Advisory Committee to the Chair endorses the Activities and Budget Reports of Year 7... →

On November 20, the Forum of Federal, Provincial and Territorial ministers responsible for seniors made available a Toolkit to Counter Social Isolation of Older Adults and Promote Social Innovation.

Read more: A Toolkit to Counter Social Isolation of Older Adults and Promote Social Innovation is now... →

On November 29 at 1:30 pm in the auditorium of the Sherbrooke Research Center on Ageing, we are immensely pleased to offer you the official DAMIA Practices Guide – Maximizing awareness-raising activities to increase understanding of the mistreatment and bullying experienced by older adults.

Read more: The Chair invites you to the launch of the DAMIA Practices Guide (Seeking help in response to... →

Isabelle Maillé, graduate of the Master of Social Science program at the University of Laval, is the recipient of the 2018 Excellence Grant from the Chaire de recherche Antoine-Turmel sur la protection juridique des aînés (Antoine-Turmel Research Chair on Judicial Protection of Older Adults) in the category of best essay, dissertation or thesis.

Read more: The Chair congratulates three students on winning grants for excellence. (November 2018) →

On November 1, 2018, the Chair tabled a research report concerning promising avenues to counter the mistreatment of older adults. This report is directed to public policy planners in the Western Pacific region (as defined by the WHO).

Read more: The Chair tables a research report to the Western Pacific Regional Office of the World Health... →

The Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults wishes to highlight this international event by sharing a video to promote the free training Pour que vieillir soit gai (so that aging is gay).

Read more: Research Chair Highlights the International Day of Older Persons on October 1, 2018 (October, 2018) →

On October 24, the conference “Together... promoting quality of rights of residents” will be held by Handicap Vie Dignité (HVD). Sponsored by the Hélène Rumak Fund, this day will focus on the rights of residents and how to advocate for them, in public long-term care settings.

Read more: The Chair will participate in the conference day organized by Handicap Vie Dignité, the... →

On June 29, the Chair's advisory committee met. Composed of internal and external evaluators at the University of Sherbrooke, the committee aims to assess the Chair annually based on the completion of its research activities.

Read more: The Chair's advisory committee approves the five-year plan of research activities. (July, 2018) →

From July 23 to 26 the 9th working session was held of the Open-ended Working Group on Aging at the United Nations in New York. This working group is interested in the rights of older adults, more specifically towards the development of an international convention on the rights of older adults.

Read more: Marie Beaulieu participates in a Working Group on Aging of the United Nations. (July, 2018) →

In situation of emergency

If you witness or are victim of a mistreatment situation and wish to obtain information or help, please contact the Elder Abuse Help Line (for Quebec residents).

1 888 489-ABUS (2287)

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Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults
Research Centre on Aging – CIUSSS de l'Estrie - CHUS
1036, Belvédère Sud
Sherbrooke (Québec)
J1H 4C4

Telephone : 1 819 780-2220, extension 45621

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