Abuse of Older Adults


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. Financial abuse is the most common.

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.