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Elder Abuse Awareness: Rights Don’t Get Old

In recognition of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Kerby Centre Presents Another In Our Series of Online Health, Wellness, Information & Entertainment Presentations: Rights Don’t Get Old

Rights Don’t Get Old

Wear purple during Seniors’ Week to help build awareness of elder abuse and join us to learn how to protect yourself against Elder Abuse and the benefit of having a Power of Attorney and Personal Directive

Presented By Amanda Bruni, Barrister & Solicitor & Facilitated By Katharina Zacharias BSW, RSW, Kerby Shelter Manager

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What Is Elder Abuse?

Elder abuse is any action by someone in a relationship of trust that results in harm or distress to an older person. Neglect is a lack of action by that person in a relationship of trust with the same result. Commonly recognized types of elder abuse include physical, psychological and financial. Often, more than one type of abuse occurs at the same time. Abuse can be a single incident or a repeated pattern of behaviour.

Financial abuse is the most commonly reported type of elder abuse.  *source: The Government of Canada

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Kerby Centre World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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When

Thursday 17 June, 2021
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Where

Zoom Online