Rights Don’t Get Old: Let’s Spark Social Change

June 15, 2022

This webinar is the main event of WEAAD 2022. 

Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario in partnership with the Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA), CanAge and British Columbia Community Response Networks (BCCRN) welcome you to attend our National Virtual WEAAD Event”, Rights Don’t Get Old: Let’s Spark Social Change” on June 15th from 1:00 – 2:30 EST for a national conversation around elder abuse prevention. Experts from across Canada will share their roles and experience sparking social change to advocate for senior’s rights and combat ageism in all facets of society.

This National WEAAD event is bringing together a panel of experts, political figures, advocates and concerned people like you to engage in an inspiring discussion about how we, as a country, can end elder abuse and protect the rights of older people.

Make sure you secure your seat, as space is limited (and share widely with your networks!)

 Speaker Line Up!

• Helen Hirsh Spence, Founder of Top Sixty over Sixty
• Gregor Sneedon, Executive Director of Helpage Canada
• Margaret MacPherson, Research Associate at Centre for Research and Education on Violence Against Women & Children.
• Mélanie Couture, Public Health and Social Services of Quebec
• Jane Osbourne, Regional Mentor, Central & North Vancouver Island, BC Community Response Networks
• Stephanie Hatzifilalithis – PhD, Department of Health Aging and Society at McMaster University and the Secretary and Communications officer of the Gilbrea Centre for Studies in Aging student group

We invite individuals of all ages to join our webinar in reminding the world that “Rights Don’t Get Old” and become a Champion of elder abuse prevention by Pledging to stand up for the rights of older people.

We all have a role to play in protecting the rights of older people. No matter where you live in Canada, you can be part of this shared journey to create a safe and supportive society.

Register Now!

This World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD), we’re inviting Canadians of all ages to become a Champion of elder abuse prevention by pledging to stand up for the rights of older people.

We’ll be hosting our annual virtual event on June 15th, bringing together experts on ageing and elder abuse, politicians and community members to discuss what we can all do in the coming year to protect seniors from abuse and neglect in all its forms.

Event Accessibility

  • ASL Interpretation

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