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2019 Events



  • 2019 Athabasca Senior’s Symposium
    9.30 AM to 3.30 PM, June 6
    Athabasca Seniors’ Centre. $12/ticket including lunch, prizes, and other activities
    Call Athabasca County FCSS at 780-675-2623 for tickets and more information.


  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day proclamation event: Lifting Up Voices
    1 PM to 2.30PM, June 14
    Central Lions Seniors Recreation Centre
    To RSVP, email or call 780-809-9420

  • Seniors Centre Without Walls- Edmonton Southside Primary Care Networkedmonton seniorscentrewithoutwalls weadd 2019

Sage Seniors Association will lead a phone-based discussion regarding elder abuse education, prevention and support of seniors. Edmonton-Riverview MLA Lori Sigurdson will join the discussion to show her support of AB seniors.
Contact 780-395-2626 to register or call 1-855-703-8985, and enter Meeting ID: 225.573.6467#on June 14th at 3pm to join the discussion.

Fort McMurray

  • Seniors Wellness Expo 
    Royal Canadian Legion Branch 165. 
    For questions, please contact Shabnam at 780-788-1381.1 to 4 PM, June 14th


    Thursday, June 13
    1pm - 3pm
    Nord-Bridge Senior Centre
    1904-13th Avenue North
    Light refreshments served - Wear purple!
    Organized by the Lethbridge Elder Abuse Response Network


  • Yellowhead Elder Abuse Response Network Facebook Challenge
    Wear purple on June 14th or 15th, “like” their page, post your picture on their Facebook page and enter to win a $100 donation to the charity of your choice




  • The Nelson Community Response Network will have an information table at the Kootenay Co-op & the Credit Union will offer a shredding service (10 AM to 2 PM)


  • Strawberry Tea
    June 8, 2019 from 1-3 PM, 
    Sparwood Senior Drop-In Centre. Hosted by the Sparwood CRN. Free admission.

TO SEE A FULL LIST OF CRN events across the province of British Columbia, click here


Webinar: Crimes against Seniors: Financial Abuse
Hosted by SeniorsNL  11:30 AM NDT.
Registration is required: Register now!
This will be of particular interest to service providers and seniors alike.“Elder abuse is real. If you think it is not happening in your community, think again.”

Grand Falls-Windsor

  • Status of Women Central, Violence Prevention South & Central and Horwood’s Home Care
    5B Bayley Street
    Soup & sandwich lunch with band and speakers on elder abuse, how to report same, self-empowerment (to take place in St. Joseph’s Hall)

St John's

  • St. John’s Crime Prevention Committee
    9:30am – 1pm
    In partnership with SeniorsNL and its NL Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, the St. John’s Citizens’ Crime Prevention Committee will be hosting a FREE morning of information, education, knowledge sharing, and a social opportunity. There will be presentations, information booths, and entertainment. Coffee break and lunch will be provided for participants.
    Space is limited so registration is required. RSVP - Call Seniors NL at (709) 737-2333 to register by June 12, 2019 for this FREE event
    Note: Limited bussing will be available to/from the event at various pick-up sites. Please ask about pick-up locations when you RSVP. Must be booked by deadline June 12.


  • Lanes Retirement Living, 
    Inter-generational pizza party for residents and families with a presentation on financial abuse and frauds and scams to be held at Lanes Retirement Home. 2PM

Port aux Basques

  • Gateway Status of Women Council, 
    11am-3pm, St. James Memorial Centre, Port aux Basques
    Turkey dinner with music, guest speaker from Leading Edge Credit Union who will speak on financial wellness, and information displays. 

Deer Lake

  • Deer Lake Manor – Humber Valley Complex
    Starting 1:30 pm
    Garden party with snacks and a presentation and discussion of elder abuse, risk factors, signs. Invitees include Town Council, community groups, families of residents and the community.


  • Crosswinds Seniors Resort
    Starting at2pm
    Afternoon event with guest speakers and discussion on financial abuse, refreshments, and musical entertainment. Guest speakers will also be available for one-on-one sessions with seniors on request to be held at Crosswinds Seniors Resort.


  • Bay St. George Coalition to End Violence
    Seniors Kitchen Party to take place at the Royal Canadian Legion with a hot meal, information, and resources from community groups, displays and keynote speakers on financial abuse, WEAAD, health, recreation, overall wellness.

Witless Bay

  • Alderwood Estates
    Starting 6 pm
    Safari club experience – Take a Walk on the Wild Side – a resident and family open house featuring a Candy Bar with entertainment by Jellybean Entertainment using a wide variety of reptiles that will be educational and interactive. There will also be a speaker and print material on financial abuse.


  • Seniors’ Summit: Connecting Seniors to Community Services
    11.30 AM to 4 PM, June 27th
    Register at Eventbrite until June 20th
    Peel Elder Abuse Prevention Network staff are also available to assist via telephone at 647-354-3997

Torontoeao event june 15 2019

  • Creating Connections: Together we can promote dignity and respect
    SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2019 
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    Waterfront Neighbourhood Centre
    627 Queens Quay WestToronto, ON

    Educational,fun-filled afternoon to recognize WEAAD: Interactive and Intergenerational Activities * Toronto Police Service Launch Senior's Booklet* Tips to PREVENT elder abuse * Connect with Community Agencies* Lumacare releases NEW Elder Abuse Toolkit * International Speakers * Free BBQ and refreshments

    For more information, call: (416) 916 6728 or email:



  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Information Session
    11 AM to 1 PM on June 11
    Organized by Gimli Seniors Resource Centre
    Information booth with materials, WEAAD ribbons, BBQ and snacks.

North End Winnipeg

  • Elder Abuse Awareness Week
    Date: June 14, 2019
    Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Location: Sergeant Tommy Prince Place - 90 Sinclair Street

    The North Centennial Seniors Association of Winnipeg will be planning several activities for its members to create more awareness of elder abuse. Activities during the week may include an intergenerational swim, a neighbourhood walk and a lunch promoting the purple ribbon campaign.


  • World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
    Date: June 14, 2019
    Time: - All Day
    Location: N/A   44 Furby St

Protections for Persons in Care office will be discussing their role in abuse prevention and investigation for the residents and families of Misericordia Place. All residents and staff will be invited to wear purple in recognition of the day.

  • Community Presentation

Date: June 20, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location: Robert A. Steen Community Centre - 980 Palmerston Ave.

Come join us for the presentation It's Not Right! Neighbours, Friends & Families for Older Adults. Learn how to recognize elder abuse and how you can help when you suspect it.

Fort Garry

  • Purple with a Purpose
    Date: June 12, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    Location: Riverview Health Centre - 1 Morley Ave

Riverview Health Centre will be taking a photo of a "staff purple ribbon". This will be the 3rd annual photo of RHC staff, dressed in purple, forming a giant purple ribbon.

River Heights

  • Elder Abuse Awareness Booth
    Date: June 14, 2019
    Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Location: the Asper Jewish Community Campus - 123 Doncaster 

Community awareness booth will offer resources and information about Elder Abuse Awareness Day.


  • Elder's Abuse Awareness BBQ
    Date: June 14, 2019
    Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    Location: Gordon Howard Centre -  384 Eveline Street
    Elder Abuse Walk then BBQ at noon.

Portage La Prairie

  • Barbecue & Awareness Day
    Date: June 12, 2019
    Time: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Display of resources, purple ribbons, BBQ, rainbow auction, 50/50 ticket sales

Flin Flon

  • Hemlock Housing Display
    Date: June 3, 2019
    Time: - All Day
    Location: Hemlock Housing - 2 Hemlock

A display will be made available for the month of June so tenants and visitors can view and help themselves to information on elder abuse.

  • Rotary Court Display
    Date: June 3, 2019
    Time: - All Day
    Location: Rotary Court -  Rotary court

A display on Elder Abuse will be set up at Rotary Court for all tenants and visitors to be able to view and help themselves to resources.

Snow Lake

  • Snow Lake Elder Abuse Display
    Date: June 3, 2019
    Time: - All Day
    Location: Snow Lake Health Center -  100 Lakeshore Dr

A display on elder abuse will be set up at the Snow Lake Health center for the month of June for residents of Snow Lake to view and access resources.

The Pas

  • Pineview Manor Display
    Date: June 3, 2019
    Time: - All Day
    Location: Pinview Manor - 524 Fafard Ave

A display will be set up for the month of June for tenants and visitors to view and help themselves to information.

  • Northern View Lodge Display
    Date: June 3, 2019
    Time: - All Day
    Location: Northern View Lodge  - 206 3rd street west

A display with materials that can be taken will be made available for the month of June for residents and visitors to view.



  • Fraud Awareness activity
    Police Station 11 in collaboration with the Bank of Canada is marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day with an activity dealing with Fraud Awareness.
    June 12, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    “A New Direction for Canada’s Bank Notes” will be presented by Sylvia Moldovan of the Bank of Canada, followed by a discussion with Station 11 community relations agents about the different types of frauds targeting seniors. 
    The event is free and takes place at New Hope Senior Citizens’ Center, 6225 Godfrey, Montreal. For information contact Agent Isabelle Dubé at 514-280-9411 




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