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EVENTS

NLNPEA Free Public Information Session: February 24, 2014 (St. John's and via teleconference and webinar)

How to PROTECT YOURSELF from FRAUD


A Your Money Seniors presentation for older adults and/or those who support them

 

Most of us are familiar with the “You’ve Won A Free Cruise” call scam, but have you heard about the Grandparent scam that targets seniors? Or do you know what “Phishing” and “Vishing" is and how to protect yourself? This presentation designed by the Canadian Bankers Association will fill you in on some of the latest frauds and provide you with nine key ways to keep yourself safe. Guest presenter: Wanda Hillier, Senior Account Manager, Business and Personal, Royal Bank of Canada

 

When:             Tuesday, February 24 from 2:30 to 4:00pm (island time)

           

Where:            Kenny’s Pond Retirement Residence (Common Area, 6th Floor),
                       135 MacDonald Drive, St. John’s*

 

Plus learn more about the NL Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and other initiatives to end elder abuse. Refreshments will be served.

 

This is a FREE event. All are welcome. For more information call: Seniors Resource Centre NL at 1-800-563-5599.

 

*Can’t join us in person? No problem!

To register to join us by teleconference and webinar, go to: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2546586942178180098    

Web ID: 105-861-723


                         

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National Events

A conference from Elder Abuse Ontario…

 

Breaking Down Barriers: 

Sexuality in our Older Adult Population


The Ethical Decisions and Best Practices when Working with our LGBTQ Community


February 27, 2015

8:30 am - 3:45 pm

 

Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites St. Catharines Conference Centre

327 Ontario St., St. Catharines, ON

 

Presenters:

  • Devan Nambiar, Training and Education Coordinator, Rainbow Health Ontario 
  • Marge Dempsey, RN, Educator and Consultant in Dementia Care
  • Jody Yurchuk, Education and Support Coordinator, Positive Living Niagara
  • Will Rowe, Quest Community Health Centre

 

Cost: $80.00

Registration includes meals, nutrition breaks and conference materials.

 

Information Fair/Trade Show: Tables will be available for an additional $20 per organization. 

 

Registration Deadline: February 20, 2015

 

Online registration available at: http://www.alzheimer.ca/niagara/elder-abuse-conference

 

Accommodations: Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, St. Catharine’s Conference Centre

For Preferred Rate, please reserve by Feb. 20, 2015

Tel: 905-688-2324 

 

For further information, please contact:

Rochella Vassell, EAO Central West Consultant 

Email: centralwest@elderabuseontario.com
416-916-6728 ext. 225

  


 


From the Learning Network, Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women, University of Western Ontario


Conference -- Save the Date

 

It’s Not Right! Abuse of Older Adults

Changing Attitudes – Changing Responses

 

May 4-5, 2015, Toronto

Sheraton Toronto Hotel and Conference Centre, 801 Dixon Road, Toronto Ontario

 

Abuse of older adults is a serious problem in Canada. Plan to attend this national conference that will showcase innovative and interactive approaches to mobilize all Canadians to recognize and respond to the issue.

 

SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

   Alan Berkowitz - Changing social norms for bystanders of abuse

   Peter Jaffe - Findings from recent domestic violence death reviews

   Brenda Zimmerman - Working together across sectors and communities for collective impact

 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

Healthcare, social service providers, police, educators, advocates and anyone with an interest in being part of a pan-Canadian movement to end abuse of older adults.

 

COST:

Up to March 31, 2015 - $200

April 1, 2015 and later - $250

 

REGISTER NOW: https://conferences.adt.its.uwo.ca/Default.aspx?conferenceID=145

 

This project is funded by the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for Seniors Program.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

T. 519.661.2111 x87486