In the fall of 2018, the Quebec Association of Gerontology published a special edition of its magazine Vie et Vieillissement focusing on seniors’ participation in society. The Chair took this occasion to showcase the research work on this subject.

Read more: The results of two research projects led by the Chair are published in Vie et vieillissement... →

For more than 30 years, the Centre Jacques Cartier has organized a yearly, collaborative exchange event (Entretiens Jacques Cartier). Over a period of three days, French-speaking figures from Canada and France, representing academia, science, culture, economics and institutions, are invited to share ideas on a variety of themes.

Read more: The Chair participates in the 31st ‘Entretiens Jacques Cartier’ event in France (January 2019) →

During a Research Chair team meeting held on January 24, the members took part in a seminar led by Marie-Eve Nadeau, interim coordinator of the Eastern Townships region, concerning the role of regional coordinators specializing in the fight against mistreatment of older persons.

Read more: Members of the Research Chair participate in a seminar concerning the role of regional... →

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... →

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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