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policy alberta Learning from the lived experiences of aging immigrants

July 2021 Policy Brief - Elder Abuse

This policy brief draws from the discussions from a meeting held on August 11, 2018, at the Arts Commons Learning Centre with different stakeholders – mostly representing seniors’ service organizations in Calgary. These organizations included: The Centre for Newcomers, Immigrant Services Calgary, Calgary Catholic Immigrant Services, Calgary. The forum was centered along the viewing of a photovoice exhibit, titled the Lived Experiences of Aging Immigrants, and facilitated discussions on the topic of “Elder Abuse.”

1. Statistical Portrait
2. Isssues and Realities
3. Ways Forward

Source: Centre for Research and Expertise in Social Gerontology