The Government of Canada has announced, on June 12, the appointment of two new members at the National Seniors Council, one of them being the Chairholder of the Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults, the professor Marie Beaulieu.
“The National Seniors Council has the mandate to offer advice to the federal government about issues in regard to the well-being and quality of life of Canadian older adults, including the new possibilities and challenges coming from the rapid growth of a more and more diverse older population” (Federal government, 2013) (Free translation).
“The appointed members at the National Seniors Council bring an opinion and a unique experience that helps the federal government to better understand older adults of today. The Council is constituted of a maximum of 12 members, including the president” (Federal government, 2013) (Free translation).
For more information about the Council, visit the site www.conseildesaines.gc.ca (French only)