Abuse of older adults continues to be a major issue in communities throughout the NWT and Canada. This was identified in the Making Connections Building Networks to Prevent Abuse of Older Adults Phase I Research Report.
Older adult abuse takes on many forms including: physical, psychological, financial, verbal, sexual, and emotional abuse, with financial abuse being the most prevalent.
We hope this site is a useful tool for you to find more information about the abuse of older adults at a community, territorial, national, and international level.
Information for this section was compiled using the following resources:
If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact the Executive Director of the NWT Seniors’ Society, Suzette Montreuil.