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Are you a committed, passionate person?
Are you looking for an opportunity to grow your skills and improve the lives of older adults in Canada?
The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) is looking for YOU!

The CNPEA is looking for new Board Members to join its pan-Canadian Board. We are seeking candidates who are committed to supporting the prevention of elder abuse in Canada and eager to provide leadership to this growing network.

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The British Journal of Social Work recently released a special issue on Elder Abuse entitled Elder Abuse and Social Work: Research, Theory and Practice

The issue is edited by Bridget Penhale, Hannah Bows and Dr. Sarah Donnelly and all articles are freely accessible for a couple of months (no membership required).  
Topics covered: social work practice, financial abuse, domestic violence and elder abuse, sexual violence, social isolation etc.

View the special issue now:
Volume 48, Issue 4, June 2018

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CNPEA welcomes the news of the appointment of the Honourable Filomena Tassi as the new Minister of Seniors. It is tremendously encouraging to see that the Canadian government has decided to make the fastest growing age group in the country one of its focuses at last. We look forward to collaborating with Minister Tassi to help guarantee that older adults live free from abuse and neglect.

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We received some great pictures of your WEAAD celebrations across Canada!
From Vancouver Island to Newfoundland, thank you to all organizers and participants who marked the occasion and raised awareness of Elder Abuse in their communities!

  • Government House glows purple on June 15, 2018 (St John's, Newfoundland)
  • BC Place glows purple in support of WEAAD 2018
  • Science World Vancouver showed their support by lighting the dome purple on June 15
  • Rochella Vassell (Elder Abuse Ontario) during an It's Not Right - NFF presentation
  • Kippens, NL - Silverwood Manor residents celebrated by crafting WEAAD acitivity bags (June12, 2018)
  • WEAAD supporters painted their pinkies purple for the occasion! (Fort McMurray, Alberta)
  • Paint your pinky purple! (Fort McMurray, AB)
  • Fort Mc Murray, Alberta
  • Canada Place's sails were purple in Vancouver
  • Planting the seeds of change with EAO at Del Gold Seniors Housing in Delhi, Ontario
  • Never too young to raise awareness - Algonquin School, Elgin, Ont.
  • Three flags over Victoria
  • The Courtenay CRN WEAAD table (BC)
  • The BCCRN WEAAD flag flies in front of the BC Parliament Building
  • Burnaby Deer Lake Park - The Chinese CRN celebrates WEAAD in style


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