Elder abuse awareness
Follow the three steps to combat elder abuse
What is elder abuse? Staying informed and knowing your rights can help you protect yourself.
Learn the signs
Learn the signs and symptoms to find out if you or a senior you know might be experiencing elder abuse or neglect.
If you think you are experiencing any form of elder abuse, ask for help. Find resources in your province or territory.
Resources on elder abuse
- Government of Canada announces project promoting social inclusion of seniors and marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (June 15, 2015)
- Harper government introduces the Digital Privacy Act, which will provide added protection for seniors against financial abuse (April 9, 2014)
- Harper Government introduces new law to protect the personal information of Canadians online (April 8, 2014)
- PM announces historic legislation to create a Canadian Victims Bill of Rights (April 3, 2014)
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