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June-Senior Citizens’ Month!

What are people doing in the NWT to address abuse of older adults? 

 

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Glen Abernethy: Senior Citizens’ Month

Yellowknife — May 29, 2019

Ministers’ Statements and Speeches

Mr. Speaker, June is Senior Citizens’ Month. As the Minister Responsible for Seniors, I want to encourage all Northerners to join me in recognizing and celebrating the valuable contributions that Seniors and Elders make within our families and communities.

With a focus on aging in place, the Government of the Northwest Territories has made it a priority to help Seniors and Elders live in their own homes for as long as possible by ensuring that the right kinds of supports are available to them. Read More

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World Elder Abuse Day- June 15, 2019

- A letter by Suzette Montreuil
...There is one day that maybe you don’t know about and might find hard to talk about. June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Countries all over the world recognize that elder abuse happens just about everywhere...Read more

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