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HOLMES, David, Fatality Inquiry,

HOLMES, David Marshall, 35, Fatality Inquiry, Calgary Provincial Court, November 17-21 @ 9:30 AM David died from complications of deadly scalding October 23, 2011.

Auditor Generals Report, Long Term Care

The Auditor General’s Report cites improvement in long term care facilities. The reality is, that acute short staffing exists in far too many facilities which inevitably results in the warehousing of vulnerable elderly. It also results in the administration of psychotropic drugs to seniors, to keep them quiet, compliant and easier to care for.

Ageism, at root of testing

It is now widely known, that it is not only younger drivers but also distracted drivers who are a major cause of on road collisions. However in Alberta, millions upon millions of tax dollars are being spent on medical assessments and driver testing of healthy older Albertans, a segment of the population, who are not […]

Shauna McHarg, ban continues.

In a precedent-setting decision, Alberta’s Court of Queen’s Bench Justice ruled that the province’s Health Information Act (FOIP) protects any information broadly connected to a patient’s care, even if that information is about another person. Last month, the ruling overturned a ruling from Alberta’s Information and Privacy Commissioner, Freedom of Information (FOIP) Adjudicator had ruled […]

Elder Abuse Alberta

Across the province, hundreds of older Albertans are languishing in uncomfortable, active treatment hospital beds. These hapless individuals receive minimal nursing care, receive no mental or physical stimulation / exercise, are not allowed off the ward, never taken out of doors for fresh air, some detained for as long as a year. They are made […]

AMA affirms Simard MD fraudulent

Don Szarko, Director of Advocacy and Community services, Alberta Motor Association affirmed to us at the Grey Matters Conference 2014, that that the concept, perpetrated by Bonnie Dobbs, that “a cognitively intact person can easily pass the Simard MD”, is false. Across the province, senior’s lives have been disrupted by this falsehood. We told Mr. […]

Banned, nursing home

Points West Living Care Centre, Grande Prairie, AB. The husband of a resident at the Points West Living Center made a complaint to the Protection For Persons in Care (PPCA) concerning the care of his wife. A severe banning followed. Administrative staff informed husband, that he was restricted to a one hour a week visit, […]

Tencer & Grose CHED

In a CHED radio broadcast, August 27/14 @ 9:00 AM, Professor Allan Dobbs PhD stated, that all seniors who are referred for a DriveABLE test: “because of confirmed or suspected impairment” This is blatantly untruthful. Later in the interview, he stated this again with emphasis: “Remember, These people that are referred for DriveABLE assessment, all […]

McIver – Upcoming Meeting

To Our Fellow Albertans You are cordially invited to attend a meeting with Ric McIver scheduled for: Tuesday – July 29, 2014 From 1 to 3 PM Location: Old Timers’ Cabin 9430 Scona Road (99 street North) Edmonton, Alberta Mr. McIver will address Senior Driving Issues Simard MD & DriveABLE protocol ALSO Music by Frank […]

GREY GLORY

Watch “Grey Glory” a documentary by Brandy Yanchyk- Omni TV Sunday evening, July 6, 2014 @ 9:00 PM. “Grey Glory” is a heartwarming and inspirational documentary about Canadian seniors whoare pushing their bodies to the limit, redefining our perceptions of aging. To see the website for “Grey Glory” go to: brandyyproductions.com/grey-glory/

Ric McIvor promises to eliminate DriveABLE

Ric McIvor, at this mornings leadership campaign launch in Edmonton, announced he is committed to eliminating the DriveABLE testing program and will be asking for a thorough review of the Simard MD program. May 28, 2014

Simard MD

There is no doubt, the Simard MD & DriveABlE protocol is a sophisticated scam carried out on the backs of seniors, propagated under the guise of research, science and safety.

Preston Carpenter thief

Preston Lee Carpenter Carpenter targeted seniors for theft at two senior homes. He was able to get inside the residences by posing as a family member & a maintenance person. March 21/14, was sentenced to 45 days in jail by Provincial Court Judge Fred Day. Warrants for his arrest for forgery, unlawfully in a dwelling […]

Police Officer Jack Redlick

February 2010, Edmonton Police Constable Jack Redlick viciously beat a handcuffed man, Kasimierz Kozina,. No action was taken by his superiors. He and two other plainclothes officers viciously beat a handcuffed man while he was down. It was observed and reported, by former Edmonton Police Officer, Derek Huff: “They basically had their knees on his […]

Elder Abuse by Simard MD & DriveABLE

A friend about my age who had no health issues and had never needed a family doctor went to a walk in for his first license medical. He has driven from 16 yrs of age, truck, heavy eqpt, clean record. He was made to take the Simard MD exam, where he scored low, then to […]