This webinar aims to present the GIFT in Residence program, which has the objective of promoting goodwill and countering intolerance between people living within a collective and rent based environments for autonomous and semi-autonomous older adults.
To that end, the program proposes more than thirty tools and activities, as well as a document aiming to support its implementation and its perpetuation within the environments. The program GIFT in residence stems from two partnership research conducted by the Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults in collaboration with many partners.
This webinar is first and foremost for anyone working within a collective and rent based environments for autonomous and semi-autonomous older adults (profit or non profit private residences, cooperative housing, etc.). This webinar is also for anyone interested by the promotion of goodwill and countering intolerance between people living within collective and rent based environments for older adults.
Register Here: https://eapon.ca/GIFTinResidenceWebinar
Webinar provided with an ASL Interpreter
Roxane Leboeuf, MSW
Research agent, Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults and Lecturer at Université de Sherbrooke (UdeS)
Roxane Leboeuf, MSW., has been a research agent at the Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults since 2012. She has also been a lecturer at Université de Sherbrooke (UdeS) since 2021. Doctoral student in gerontology at UdeS, she is the proud recipient of a Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS-D Joseph-Armand Bombardier) awarded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
In 2017, she was appointed Commissioner of the Commission des droits de la personne et de la jeunesse of Quebec (Commission of Humans Rights and Youth Rights) by the National Assembly of Quebec (2017-2019). As coordinator of the Research Chair (2014 to 2019) and coordinator of various research projects (2019 to date), she has collaborated on numerous working committees aiming to develop theoretical and practical knowledge relating to different aspects of aging (countering mistreatment and bullying, promoting wellness care, respect for rights and freedoms, etc.).
Marie Beaulieu Ph. D.
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and Adjunct and Retired Professor at the University of Sherbrooke
Marie Beaulieu Ph. D., Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, is an adjunct and retired professor at the U. of Sherbrooke and an affiliated researcher at the Research Centre on Aging (Integrated to the Public Health and Social Services of Québec). She is a member of the National Seniors Council. In October 2022, the United Nations recognized her as one of the 50 world leaders of the Decade of Healthy Aging (2021-2030).
She has held the position of Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults financed by the Québec Government (2010-2022). She co-directed a World Health Organisation Collaborative Centre specialized on Age-friendly communities and countering mistreatment (2017-2023). The focus of her 35-year + career has been countering mistreatment of older adults.