Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario and the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse hosted a webinar on Older Persons and Housing Insecurity at mark National Seniors Day (October 1).

A growing number of Canadians are faced with the challenges of the current housing crisis. Factors such elder abuse and ageism leave older adults particularly at risk and increasingly struggling with housing shortage, evictions and housing insecurity or homelessness.

The panelist, Join us to learn from a panel of experts from across Canada who will discuss current housing challenges, how and why they affect older people in Canada, as well as promising initiatives and policies that provide intersectional, age-friendly solutions.


Margaret Young, Founder, Age Knowble – Moderator

Mari-Anne Godlonton, Elder Abuse Shelter Manager, Unison at Kirby Centre

Dr. Sarah Marsden, BA, LL.B, LL.M, PhD, Director, Systems Change and Legal, First United

Shelley Yeo, Co-founder and Co-Chair of All Our Sisters