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A growing number of people in Canada are faced with the challenges of the current housing crisis. Factors such elder abuse and ageism leave older adults particularly at risk and increasingly struggling with housing shortage, evictions, housing insecurity or homelessness. CNPEA and EAPO have invited a panel of experts to discuss what they know of current housing challenges, how and why they affect older people in Canada, as well as promising initiatives and policies that could provide intersectional, age-friendly solutions.

 

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CNPEA, in partnership with Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, CanAge and the British Columbia Association of Community Response Networks (BCCRN) hosted a National Virtual WEAAD Event in support of their campaign Rights Don’t Get Old. This national conversation brought together experts, political figures, advocates from across Canada and concerned people like you, to engage in an inspiring discussion about how we, as a country, can end elder abuse and protect the rights of older people. You can catch the recorded session below.

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The world of crypto currency can be tough to decipher and crypto-based scams abound. During our recent webinar on Current Frauds and Trends affecting Seniors, many participants had questions about crypto scams so we decided to tackle the question in a follow-up webinar. Jeff Horncastle, Acting Client and Communications Outreach Officer at the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre will highlight what you need to know to understand the basics of crypto scams and stay safe.


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