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The Launch of the Memory Loss Foundation
The Memory Loss Foundation is a Canadian-based charitable organization that enables low-income seniors with early or late-stage dementia to access specialized dementia care that they could otherwise not afford. The founder, Judy Cohen, officially launched the foundation this past summer. Read about this special event here.
Elder Abuse in Chinese and South Asian Communities
Canadian Centre for Elder Law: A project in collaboration with NICE and other partners. The aim of the project is to look at elder abuse issues in Chinese and South Asian communities in Victoria and Vancouver lower mainlands.
W5: A ground-breaking national nursing home abuse investigation
CTV: W5 does an investigation of resident-to-resident abuse in long-term care homes in Canada, and interviews Dr. Lynn McDonald, principal Investigator of the KMP-OA, about this serious issue.
W5: Crisis in Care: Additional Resources
CTV: W5 provides some additional resources about elder abuse. Links are provided to our partners at the National Initiative for the Care for the Elderly (NICE), Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA) and International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (INPEA).
More than 10,000 Canadians abused annually by fellow nursing home residents
See the Toronto Star write up about the CT:W5 story on elder abuse.
Our Changing View of Aging
See Dr. Lynn McDonald, principal investigator of the KMP-OA, discuss changing views of aging on the Agenda with Steve Paikin.
From understanding aging to 3D archaeology: U of T research gets a boost
University of Toronto Newsletter announcing the funding of the KM Partnership and other similar initiatives
Canada AM: Another nursing home attack
Theresa Piccolo, whose husband was attacked in a nursing home, and Dr. Lynn McDonald, Principle Investigator of the KMP-OA, discuss whether seniors are safe in homes.
Woman killed, another injured, in attack at seniors residence in Scarborough
Charges laid after 72-year old woman killed at Toronto Seniors Home
Dr. Lynn McDonald, Principal Investigator of the KMP-OA, comments about resident-to-resident elder abuse in the Toronto Star and on CTV News.
TVO has a new documentary on ‘Grandparenting’
See our community partner, Betty Cornelius from CANGRANDS, featured in a new TVO documentary called “GrandParenting”, which takes an intimate look at the lives of seniors who experience an unexpected return to parenting.