Toronto’s Advocacy Centre for the Elderly offers tips to prevent abuse

February 21, 2017

Longtime Toronto advocate offers insights to Etobicoke women’s group CFUW Etobicoke’s Valentine’s breakfast Dan Pearce/Metroland Lawyer Judith Wahl, past executive director of Advocacy Centre for the Elderly, (right) with Canadian Federation of University Women, Etobicoke president Halina Ostrovski, past president Gail Rutherford and Ernestine’s Women’s Shelter’s Kathleen O’Gorman at CFUW Etobicoke’s Stop the Violence Valentine’s…

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How delirium can be different than dementia: Caregiver SOS

February 21, 2017

Delirium can happen to those who suffer from dementia, but it can also indicate other medical issues. By NIRA RITTENBERGSpecial to the Star Mon., Feb. 13, 2017 My mom has mild memory problems and got the flu. We ended up at the emergency room, really sick and they called her delirious. Scared The word “delirious”…

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Elderly care in question

February 21, 2017

Elderly abuse cases drastically underreported: police Only one in 20 elderly abuse cases reported, according to new data By Tina Adamopoulos on February 5th, 2017. Elder abuse is drastically underreported. And this is not new. Only one in 20 elderly abuses are reported, according to new data released by Toronto Police. “The number doesn’t surprise me — the elderly…

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