Legion Seniors

Elder Wellness and Security (including Elder Abuse Information)

 

Information for Older Adults, Families, and Caregivers

https://cnpea.ca/images/elder-abuse-pamphlet_sinai.pdf

 

Seniors’ Guidebook to Safety and Security

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/seniorshandbook.pdf

 

Planning for a Safe and Secure Future - a Legal Toolkit

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/1._planning_for_a_safe_and_secure_future_en.pdf

 

Key Resources & Strategies for Increasing Access to Justice for Older Victims / Survivors of Sexual Assault (March 2020)

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/literaturereview2_a2jproject_march_2020.pdf

 

Ageing and Health Factsheet, from the World Health Organization (WHO)

https://www.who.int/news-room/fact-sheets/detail/ageing-and-health

 

World Health Organization (WHO): World Report on Aging and Health

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/who_world_report_on_ageing_and_health.pdf

 

An Evidence-Informed National Seniors Strategy for Canada, Second Edition, January 2016.

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/national-seniors-strategy-second-edition_jan2016.pdf

 

United Way Seniors Vulnerability Report.

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/uw_2011_seniors_vulnerability_report_low-rez__final.pdf

 

Seniors Living Alone in Canada: New Insights on Well-being from Time Use Data

https://vanierinstitute.sharepoint.com/sites/PublicWebResources/Documents/Public%20Files/RR_2020-03-30_Seniors-Living-Alone-in-Canada-New-Insights.pdf?originalPath=aHR0cHM6Ly92YW5pZXJpbnN0aXR1dGUuc2hhcmVwb2ludC5jb20vOmI6L3MvUHVibGljV2ViUmVzb3VyY2VzL0VkNDFCUE5NTVFOTHA2cEpZZ0w0b1kwQjRrS0xrdEVWa2RMRXhBQjhZT1VzSHc_cnRpbWU9WFNHN3lXZ1MyVWc

 

Promising Approached Revisited:  Effective action on loneliness in later life (October, 2020).

https://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org/wp-content/uploads/Promising_Approaches_Revisited_FULL_REPORT.pdf

 

The Psychology of Loneliness: Why it matters and what we can do.

https://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org/wp-content/uploads/Psychology_of_Loneliness_FINAL_REPORT.pdf

 

The Missing Million:  A Practical Guide to Identifying and Talking About Loneliness.

https://www.campaigntoendloneliness.org/wp-content/uploads/CEL-Missing-Millions-Guide_final.pdf

 

Jody Wilson-Raybould INDEPENDENT Vancouver Granville: Seniors and Social Isolation.

https://www.vancouverseniorsadvisory.ca/wp-content/uploads/Jody_Wilson-Raybould_-_Seniors_and_Social_Isolation.pdf

 

Reconceptualizing Family Well-being

https://vanierinstitute.ca/research-recap-reconceptualizing-family-well-being/

 

UK (British) Document on Adult Safeguarding and Domestic Abuse (an excellent read)

https://www.local.gov.uk/sites/default/files/documents/adult-safeguarding-and-do-cfe.pdf

 

Elder Law (an excellent read from Whaley Estate Litigation Partners)

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/wel-on-elder-law.pdf

 

Dating as an Older Adult

http://eapon.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/EAO_TeaTalk_1-Dating_as_an_Older_Adult.pdf

 

Are You Dating? - Older Adults and Healthy Relationships, from the Public Legal Education and Information Service of New Brunswick

http://www.legal-info-legale.nb.ca/en/uploads/file/pdfs/Are_You_Dating_EN.pdf

 

Romance Scam Warning Signs.

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/hart_posters_-_common_frauds.pdf

 

Are You Dating? - Older Adults and Healthy Relationships, from the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

https://cnpea.ca/images/elderabusedating_brochure_jan2016.pdf

 

The Toronto Declaration on the Global Prevention of Elder Abuse.

https://www.who.int/ageing/projects/elder_abuse/alc_toronto_declaration_en.pdf?ua=1

 

Missing Voices:  Views of Older Persons on Elder Abuse.

https://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/67371/WHO_NMH_VIP_02.1.pdf;jsessionid=4D1551FF8C7229A5A8C6643B67D67F59?sequence=1

 

Word to the Wise: Knowledge of Capacity, Violence, and Risk is Vital in Supporting Older Women

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/awv_word_to_the_wise_january_2019.pdf

 

Aging Without Violence – An Ontario Programme

http://www.oaith.ca/oaith-work/aging-without-violence/

 

Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes: What You Need to Know

https://eldermistreatment.usc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/Consumer-Voice_sexual-abuse-issue-brief-FINAL.pdf#:~:text=Sexual%20Abuse%20in%20Nursing%20Homes%3A%20What%20You%20Need,abuse%20that%20frequently%20goes%20underreported%2C%20under-investigated%2C%20and%20unnoticed.

 

Learning Brief:  Elder Sexual Assault in Long Term Care Facilities – Recommendations for Research, Policy, and Practice.

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/sa_in_ltc_recommendationsforresearchpolicepractice__jan2020.pdf

 

Public Inquiry into the Safety and Security of Residents in the Long-Term Care Homes System.

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/ltci_final_report_volume1_e.pdf

 

Situation Critical: Planning, Access, Levels of Care and Violence in Ontario’s Long-Term Care

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/final-ltc-report.pdf

 

Preventing Elder Abuse

https://www.cdc.gov/violenceprevention/elderabuse/fastfact.html

 

Peel Elder Abuse Prevention Network (PEAPN) Webpage (an excellent Canadian site on Elder Abuse, securing help, providing access to resources, etc. – a worthwhile site to visit)

http://peapn.ca/

 

World Alzheimer Report 2019 – Attitudes to dementia.

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/worldalzheimerreport2019.pdf

 

Call it Femicide: Understanding gender-related killings of women and girls in Canada 2019.

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/callitfemicide2019.pdf

 

Abuse and Femicide of the Older Women

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/acuns_2017_abuse__femicide_of_the_older_woman_volume_8.pdf

 

CORE Community Supports to Age in Community

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/core_community_supports_to_age_in_community-_en.pdf

 

Fact Book on Aging in B.C. and Canada

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/september-15-factbook.pdf

 

Conference Report: National Dementia Conference – Inspiring and Informing a National Dementia Strategy for Canada.

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/national_dementia_conference_report__2018__-_en.pdf

 

Youtube Videos on Elders Issues (Note: Youtube has a long list of videos on Seniors Issues, here are but a few):

 

What is Elder Abuse – How and Why it’s Occurring (nursing home focused)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QAsk6g9OHvQ

 

Understanding and Preventing Elder Abuse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kZV5hODAXOA

 

Elder Abuse – What You Need to Know

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_TQhFeT-g64

 

Spotting and Stopping Elder Abuse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYYATiTpHDA

 

Interventions for preventing elder abuse:  What’s the evidence?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQs2jon67R4

 

How to Prevent Elder Abuse, Neglect, and Exploitation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VW37s9v-uy8

 

Preventing Elder Financial Abuse and Exploitation for / with Tellers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzm8XGxDpxY

 

Eight (8) Tips For Preventing Elder Abuse

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9MkDfs8MQE

 

Protecting Yourself from Financial Abuse (from the Canadian Bankers Association)

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/msc-preventing-finabuse-print-en.pdf

 

Phone Scam Flashcards

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/ioaging_scam_flash_cards_4x6_r1_-english.pdf

 

Little Black Book of Scams

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/little-black-book-scams-2-e.pdf

 

Every Resident’s Bill of Rights (Ontario Long Term Care Homes)

https://www.cleo.on.ca/sites/default/files/book_pdfs/everyres.pdf

 

A Google Scholar webpage with links to numerous scholarly articles on Older Adults and Bullying

https://scholar.google.ca/scholar?q=older+adults+and+bullying&hl=en&as_sdt=0&as_vis=1&oi=scholart

 

Safe & Savvy:  A Guide to Help Older People Avoid Abuse, Scams, and Fraud.

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/safe-and-savvy-preventing-the-financial-abuse-of-seniors.pdf

 

Older Adults and Bullying: Psychological Abuse by a Different Name

https://cnpea.ca/images/gloria-gutman-older-adult-bullying-psychological-abuse-by-a-different-name.pdf

 

Financial Abuse – Four pages of internet links to information about Elder Financial Abuse, from the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse

https://www.cnpea.ca/en/component/tags/tag/financial-abuse

 

Senior Aware Brochure on Preventing Abuse and Fraud

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/senioraware_brochure.pdf

 

2019 Seniors Report by the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/seniors-report_final_en.pdf

 

The Power of Attorney Project: Elder Abuse Awareness

https://caregivingmatters.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/Elder-Abuse-Awareness-from-The-Power-of-Attorney-Project.pdf

 

The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse – Financial Abuse Links (a selection of links to some excellent information and literature on Elder Financial Abuse

https://www.cnpea.ca/en/component/tags/tag/financial-abuse?start=60

 

Brochure: Financial Abuse of Seniors - It's Time to Face the Reality

https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/campaigns/elder-abuse/financial-brochure.html

 

Bill 115 (2017, chapter 10) An Act to combat maltreatment of seniors and other persons of full age in vulnerable situations

http://www2.publicationsduquebec.gouv.qc.ca/dynamicSearch/telecharge.php?type=5&file=2017C10A.PDF

 

Social Isolation of Seniors

https://www.cnpea.ca/images/social_isolation_of_seniors_torontopolice.pdf