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On September 27, Marie Beaulieu, Chairholder, will present a conference in collaboration with Sonia Gilbert (Centre jeunesse de la Montérégie)

Themes: Conference

It will be entitled: Lutter contre l’âgisme : agir en prévention de la maltraitance envers les personnes aînées. The conference will take place as part of the Réseau provincial des comités des usagers (RPCU) à St-Hyacinthe, au Québec’s congress.

Summary of the conference :

Society is more and more concerned with mistreatment towards older adults. Mistreatment has no age, it happens everywhere; children and teenagers can also experience mistreatment. This conference aims to show the similarities and the differences related to mistreatment towards these two population groups (older adults and the youth) and start a reflection from a more global perspective, about this upsetting reality.

The main theme is De la réflexion à l’action! To consult the program of this two day congress, visit the RPCU’s website :