The spectrum of elder abuse can be very broad and may include: physical, social, psychological, sexual, emotional, financial, material, legal or regulatory abuse. Abuse may also include omissions or neglect, whether deliberate or unintentional, by oneself or others.
This resource manual acknowledges this broad spectrum and attempts to present the subject in a manner that can be manageable and understandable to the lay person. No single profession monopolizes the subject of elder ebuse, because many professions have important roles to play in both the prevention and the response to abusive situations. In general, the lay person’s role with respect to actual or suspected elder abuse is primarily to refer or to redirect the matter to an appropriate agency or resource.
- The Lay Person’s Protocol Regarding Elder Abuse can be viewed as a Word document or as a PDF (Adobe PDF reader required).
Celebrating Seniors 2017
We are pleased to present the nominees and award recipients for the 2017 Celebrating Seniors.
Gray Matters is a quarterly publication
Seniors & Isolation
Several Groups in Saskatchewan have come together to make a collective impact on reducing isolation of older adults.
Age-Friendly Communities that have achieved certain milestones are eligible for provincial recognition. The Government of Saskatchewan is "pleased to be able to help the Age-Friendly Saskatchewan initiative by providing recognition to communities that have achieved...read more
Fraud Prevention and Safety for Individuals is a resource especially intended for older adults, designed to help people be safe in their homes and communities. Fraud Prevention & Safety...read more
We are pleased to announce that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, has graciously agreed to be an honourary member of the Century Club.read more