Category: Resources

Elder Abuse – What Is It?

HealthLink BC produced Elder Abuse Prevention Files: Preventing Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults, Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults: Information for Family Caregivers, Abuse and Neglect of Older Adults: Understanding Gender Differences, and Financial Abuse of Older Adults. The BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support is part of the team that reviewed these files.  To view  these … Continued

Bank Notes and Counterfeit Prevention

The Bank of Canada has set up web pages to provide information on the new polymer bank notes and how to prevent counterfeit bills from showing up. Click the following link to visit them: http://www.bankofcanada.ca/banknotes

Elder Abuse: An Overview of Current Issues and Practice Considerations

By Joan Braun This article was published in 2009 by Continuing Legal Education BC.  It contains an overview of elder abuse research and makes recommendations on best practices when providing services ot older adults. Download the article: Elder Abuse: An Overview of Current Issues and Practice Considerations (PDF)