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Elder abuse and bullying by caregivers

Good Samaritan Zetter Long Term Care Centre, 9649 71Ave.  Edmonton, AB. disallows a father to visit his son, a resident at  Zetter.  This is most painful for the elderly father.  Friday, June 22/12 was son’s Birthday. Father ordered a cake  & together with various kinds of fresh fruit, cookies,  gifts, etc.  arranged for a person to deliver the gifts and […]

Elder abuse at Peter Lougheed Hospital, Calgary

Hundreds of seniors are languishing in active treatment beds. They are held under guard, bullied, treated unjustly, denied all rights. This epidemic of elder abuse, is happening across the province An example of such abuse is happening at the Peter Lougheed Hospital, Calgary, AB. A senior citizen has been stripped of all rights & also […]

Office of Public Guardian, St. Paul, AB. disallows son to visit 100 year old mother

 An ex-parte court Application on May 18, 2012, denies an Alberta citizen,  the right to visit his 100 year old mother. The man had no knowledge  of the Application and subsequently was not given disclosure. The Order, dated May 18, 2012, filed by Alberta Justice lawyer, of  Edmonton, signed by Madam Justice of the Queen’s Bench of Alberta,  was […]


Karen Zygmunski of Edmonton, AB. who had been the courtappointed trustee of her mother, L.B., has been charged withCRIMINAL BREACH OF TRUST & THEFT OVER $5,000. which is an indictable offence. L.B. was never served court documents concerning the Court Application of her daughter. In 2010, when she went to one of the banks where […]

Covenant Health Edmonton General issues $287.00 smoking violation ticket

Covenant Health issued a $287.00, smoking violationticket to a wheel chair dependent resident, at the GeneralHospital Long Term Care Centre ( he is not a senior). Supposedly, the General hospital care centre is his home. He has a difficult life style but it is not a lifestyle of his choice, he suffers from multiple sclerosis. […]

Long term care elder abuse

On May 16, 2012 the Long-Term Care Task Force on Resident Care  and Safety in Ontario released a  report explaining what actions  will be taken to protect seniors in residential care facilities from  abuse by staff. The Task Force was created last fall in the wake  of extensive investigations by the Toronto Star newspaper.  The Star’s team were shocked to discover that […]

Dana I.Carlson – Law Society of Alberta – Notice of Suspension

Hearing Committee found the conduct of Dana I. Carlson,  Red Deer, AB. to be deserving of sanction on 5 citations on February 28, 2012. Pursuant to Section 72(1)(b)  of the Legal Profession Act R.S.A. 2000, c. L-8,Mr. Carlson  has been suspended for 3 months, effective March 26, 2012. 1) unwittingly enabling a party or parties to […]


Dear Madam Premier: Re: Ministry of Seniors and Community Supports. After decades, we have a litany of concerns in regard  to the Senior’s Ministry. They provide no advocacy. They  have a history of harming us. This bureaucracy employs  somewhere in the neighborhood of 1800 employees. There has been failure by their Office to provide, viable,  […]

Government expropriates rights, freedom, assets

60-year-old Jean Wilder – held by health authorities in care facility A 60-year-old wife and mother of two in B.C., Canada is being held against her and her family’s will. She was transferred to a  residential care facility in February 2012 to recuperate from  surgical complications because the health authority said there  were no other places or […]

Secret Geriatric Assessment referral

When I recently showed you a copy of the Glenrose letter dated June 30, 2011, you offered no information concerning this assessment…

Banning nursing home visitors – meeting Friday May 4th, 2012 @ 1:00 PM

Meeting for persons who have been banned from  visiting family & friends in long term care.  {Google – “Care home row man banned from visiting wife“}

Upcoming Hearing -Court of Appeal -Thursday,May 3, 2012 @ 10:00AM – Edmonton Court House

March 4, 2010, Lillian Baker went to her bank where she  kept her savings. (She usually banked at another bank) A clerk told her that they could not give her any of her hard  earned money because she was under the trusteeship of  her daughter. Karen. She was in total shock.  Court had appointed Daughter, Karen as  her […]

SILVERA FOR SENIORS housing; – Metropolitan Calgary Foundation-onerous requirement for tenancy

Silvera Housing for Seniors provides housing to elderlyseniors, some who are almost centenarians. We havebeen informed that a requirement for tenancy is, that inspring, seniors must take down all pictures off the wall,pack up their belongings & together with their furniture,move all out into the hallway in order to facilitate cleaningof the unit. One year, […]

Mountain View Housing evicting senior Albertan

80 year old has been issued an eviction order.   Manager  has informed senior that she does not have to give “cause”  for the discharge order.  An appeal to intervene has been  made to senior’s Minister, George VanderBurg. Resident was subjected to a capacity assessment by Alberta  Health Services Geriatric Mental Health apparently due to a  Directive by CAO.  Seniors are […]

Simard MD – Primary Care Nurse targets senior

A family member writes from rural Alberta: “My Dad recently failed the Simard test administered by  the PCN nurse in our local doctor’s office.  I’m wondering  if there is any further information available in  respect to  any further communication with the government, besides  what you have listed on your website. Any other suggestions  you can […]