Source: (2004) Paper from "Building on Experience: Innovation and Change", the Ontario Elder Abuse Conference 2004. Toronto, Ontario, Canada: The Ontario Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse. Downloaded 31 August 2004.

The purpose of the presentation is to explore an alternative method for addressing elder abuse and neglect. The rate of elder abuse in Canada is said to be around 4-10 percent and it is assumed that much of this has been underestimated (Justice Canada, 2003). Elder abuse and neglect threatens one’s dignity and negatively impacts healthy and successful aging. (excerpt)

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