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Senior found murdered in elder care facility.

Castleview Wychwood Towers, Toronto Police say they responded to a call for “a medical complaint” at a long-term care facility on Christie St. north of Dupont St., around 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Found dead was Francisco DaSilva, 87, who was pronounced dead at the scene. His elderly roommate, Francesco Greco, 81, was taken into custody. and […]

Seniors are safe drivers – Letter in response to Edmonton Journal letter

ELDERLY DRIVERS NEED TOUGHER TESTS” published in Edmonton Journal letters November 8/13 According to Alberta Transportation Statistics 2010, seniors are the safest drivers on Alberta roads, deadly harm on Alberta highways is not caused by older drivers. Perhaps, B.R. McLaughlin, who fails to recognize that she is in fact elderly, & who opines that her […]

“From Bad to Worse”: Residential Elder Care in Alberta.

Focusing on assisted living [AL] and long term care [LTC], this report explores the consequences of two major, interrelated shifts in Alberta residential elder care in recent years: The replacement of Long term Care with Assisted Living. Elders who would once have been placed in LTC have increasingly been diverted into AL. The expansion of […]

Betty Anne Gagnon’s abusers sentenced.

Denise Scriven & Michael Scriven, each began a 20 month jail sentence for failing to provide the necessaries of life to 48 year old Betty Anne Gagnon. After Gagnon’s death in 2009, the medical examiner determined she died of a head injury. Gagnon, had been confined in a basement, a dog run & an unheated, […]

Re: Simard MD & DriveABLE protocol – Meeting – Saturday November 2, 2013

Meeting Saturday November 2, 2013 @ 1:00 PM for persons who have been harmed by Simard MD & DriveABlE protocol. Discussion how to stop this elder abuse. Ph. 780 438 8314 for information.

In an aging society, driving with dementia may be the new impaired driving | Toronto Star

Queen’s University has put forward a troubling study. In Alberta, dramatic measures have already been taken which we believe to be precipitous. In Alberta the Simard MD and DriveABLE protocol are in wide use. Older Albertans across the province are having their lives disrupted & devastated by this protocol. – A man, fully employed, who […]

Seniors United Now (SUN) promotes Simard MD &IDriveABLE protocol

SUN continues to hold meetings for seniors concerning the Simard MD & DriveABLE protocol. We continue to receive complaints concerning Simard MD & DriveABLE . This morning 2 calls, Friday, an anguished family member attended here. Older Albertans across the province are having their lives disrupted & devastated by this protocol. – A man, fully […]

The matter of the Lethbridge mice.

It has been reported that three employees of Therese Villa have been suspended where allegations were made that mice bit a disabled patient’s face. The employer, Covenant Health, has said that the suspensions stem from the allegations about the mice incident.

Karen Zygmunski sentenced

Karen Zygmunski of Edmonton, AB. who had been the court appointed trustee of her mother, charged with CRIMINAL BREACH OF TRUST & THEFT OVER $5,000, an indictable offence. On August 13/13, Zygmunski was given a suspended sentence & $800. fine. In March 2010, Lillian B. went to a bank where she had savings in order […]

Karen Zygmunski sentenced for criminal breach of trust and theft

Karen Zygmunski of Edmonton, AB. who had been the court appointed trustee of her mother, charged with CRIMINAL BREACH OF TRUST & THEFT OVER $5,000, an indictable offence. On August 13/13, Zygmunski was given a suspended sentence & $800. fine. In March 2010, Lillian B. went to a bank where she had savings in order […]

We witnessed first hand the incredible anguish and suffering of this mother by an abusive system which allegedly exists to protect Alberta citizens.

Deadly rapist, Witzaney, sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 yers.

Over a period of 8 years, Marvin Arthur Witzaney had been repeatedly charged with committing indecent acts, trespassing and generally harassing residents at the Chinese Seniors Lodge, 95 Street & 102 A Avenue. His picture was hung in the lobby to warn residents. No restraining Order was sought against Witzaney. Though the Chinese Mansion is […]

Mice nibbling long term care patient, Covenant Health, St. Therese Villa

A Covenant Health, St. Therese Villa patient awakened to find mice nibbling on her face. The mice had actually broken through skin so the victim has had to receive medical treatment. A nest of mice was found in the woman’s closet. A report of vermin infestation had been made a year ago. The patient is […]

Brian Malley- Preliminary Hearing – First Degree Murder

Monday September 9, 2013 Red Deer Court House 4909 48 Avenue, Red Deer, AB. Room: # 203 @ 9:30 AM This is the same man who abused his grandmother. In May 2004, we made a public complaint, held a Press Conference concerning Brian Malley. We also made a strong complaint to the Alberta Law Society […]

Office of the Public Guardian, Patrick McManus restricts visitation to senior

Since May 17, 2013, Shirley Hamilton, detained in Morinville, AB. has been denied visits by her daughter of Edmonton, no rationale given for the restriction. As a matter of fact, daughter was told that if she appeared at the facility, the police would be called. Now, well into September, Guardian Representative McManus has said he […]