Resources from our Partners

From the Public Legal Information Association of NL

Seniors and the Law (2011): This booklet provide readers with general legal information in plain language about various issues impacting seniors living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Topics covered include: Wills, Enduring Power of Attorney, and Advance Healthcare Directives.

Changes and Choices - Information for Seniors Living in Newfoundland and Labrador (2013): This guide provides general information about seniors' issues and concerns such as housing decisions, seniors planning for when they cannot manage their own affairs, and consumer protection for seniors (including financial abuse, fraud, joint bank accounts, etc.)

From the RCMP
Seniors Guidebook to Safety and Security: This guidebook contains information that is directed towards the community and, more specifically, seniors and their caregivers to aid in recognizing elder abuse, safety concerns, and frauds and scams.

From the Department of Health and Community Services, Government of NL
How to Make an Advance Health Care Directive:  A  Health Care Directive is a written statement of your health care wishes. It is used in the event of an illness or injury that leaves you unable to communicate your health care wishes to others. This publication provides easy-to-understand instructions on how to develop your own Advanced Health Care Directive.

From the Government of NL

Adult Protection Act (NL provincial legislation) - This page provides links to the legislation and regulations for this Act, as well as to the policy manual, an educational module, and posters and brochures about the legislation.

Provincial Personal Care Home Program Operating Standards - Government of NL

From the Violence Prevention Initiative, Government of NL
Respect Aging:  The Respect Aging project was designed to educate and train various audiences in the recognition, prevention, and intervention of violence against older persons. The vision of this project is that all older persons in this province should live free from fear, exploitation and violence in safe and supportive communities.This site contains helpful information for older persons who may experience violence, community and health care workers, and the general public. Links to training materials are provided for the Respect Aging program. These materials are meant to provide information, resources, and tools for anyone who interacts with older persons affected by or likely to experience violence.