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What is Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is not just physical abuse. Other forms of abuse include psychological, financial, sexual and neglect. Approximately 8% to 10% of seniors experience some form of elder abuse each year in Canada.

What is Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is not just physical abuse. Other forms of abuse include psychological, financial, sexual and neglect. Approximately 8% to 10% of seniors experience some form of elder abuse each year in Canada.

What We Do

Prevent Elder Abuse Manitoba (PEAM) works with organizations in the province in the prevention of elder abuse by providing education and resources.

What We Do

Prevent Elder Abuse Manitoba (PEAM) works with organizations in the province in the prevention of elder abuse by providing education and resources.

WEAAD - WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY - JUNE 15, 2024

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WEAAD was launched June 15, 2006 by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. WEAAD also supports the United Nations International Plan of Action that acknowledges the significance of elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue.

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Upcoming Events

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  • Elder Abuse information - Northern View Lodge
    Resources will be displayed and made available for residents of Northern View Lodge to take. 2024-06-10
    All Day
    The Pas
  • Pineview information display
    Resources will be available for residents to review and take. 2024-06-10
    All Day
    The Pas
  • Elder Abuse Display
    Elder Abuse information materials will be available for residents to browse and take 2024-06-10
    All Day
    Flin Flon
  • Awareness
    We will be handing out purple ribbons and distributing resources 2024-06-10
    All Day
    Stonewall
  • Elder Abuse Info
    There will be handouts and a representative from Selkirk Service to Seniors to help answer any questions and help find any resources needed. 2024-06-11
    10:00 AM - 11:55 AM
    Selkirk
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Lunch & Learn
    Ritchot Senior Services & Caisse Financial Invite you to World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) Topic: Financial Abuse Tuesday June 11th @ 10:00am Come and learn about financial abuse and how to keep your hard-earned money, and how to recognize the most current frauds and scams Wear purple and your name will be entered in a draw to win a prize Lunch will be served following the presentation You must register to attend 2024-06-11
    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    St. Adolphe
  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Presentation
    WEAAD guest speaker Katherine Nelson will be presenting and the Movie called "Stolen Time" will be shown to promote awareness for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. 2024-06-12
    1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Fort Garry
  • WEAAD Teleconference- Senior Centre Without Wall (no computer required)
    Please join Senior Centre Without Walls WEAAD Teleconference. Registration is recommended and free to anyone 55+ in Manitoba. Please contact scww@aosupportservices.ca for information or to register. 2024-06-14
    1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
    - All -
  • Speaking Up Against Elder Abuse
    Special guest speaker will give first-hand account of experiencing elder abuse in his family. Will also show films and have other guest speakers. Refreshments will be served. 2024-06-14
    1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
    Thompson
  • World Elder Abuse Information Display
    Display table 2024-06-14
    10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    - All -
  • VH World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2024
    Victoria Hospital will have a display set up in the lobby with posters throughout the hospital. We will distribute resources and purple ribbons to the staff with a purple candy in each bag. The event will be featured in our weekly newsletter and staff will be encouraged to wear purple on June 14th. The proclamation will be shared at our daily safety huddles throughout the hospital. 2024-06-14
    8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Fort Garry
  • WEAAD Bagged Lunch, Raffle, and 50/50
    On June 14 2024, we are planning on having a bagged lunch and raffle for WEAAD. We are planning to have our mayor proclaim this day as well. We will be handing out information bags filled with WEAAD information and resources and supports. We are using this event to help spread awareness about Elder Abuse and educate others on what it is all about. 2024-06-14
    11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Portage la Prairie
  • Elder Abuse Display
    Posters will be displayed, and resources will be set up in the main lobby. 2024-06-14
    All Day
    River East
  • Support Services to Seniors invitation
    The Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) - Support Services to Seniors (SSS) invites all WRHA staff, volunteers, community-based senior serving organizations and community members to recognize WORLD ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS DAY (WEAAD) on June 15th, 2024. 2024-06-15
    All Day
    - All -
  • Speaking Up about Elder Abuse through Education
    Education and Training to all our staff. Resources available to our clients. Everyone wearing Purple. Blog post on all our social media and website . 2024-06-15
    All Day
    - All -
  • 55+ Games Opening Ceremony
    Health Checks - There's a Whole Lot of Living Left To Do! Health and Wellness event has a table at the 55+ Games where we are planning using the display area we are given to promote and distribute information regarding Elder Abuse. This will be our 2nd time hosting a Community Awareness Event in the City of Brandon. 2024-06-18
    All Day
    Brandon

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