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Vehicular Homicide

Vehicular Homicide 27 year old David Finkelman was struck and killed by a yellow Chevrolet Cobalt January 27, 2014, while crossing Whyte Avenue at a marked intersection. Police say the young driver was in the process of turning left onto Whyte Avenue when her vehicle hit the pedestrian, who was walking across 82 Avenue at […]

Physician Abuses Senior Driver

FAMILY MEMBERS SPEAK OUT ON BEHALF OF MOTHER. We made sure Mom did not take the DriveABLE. It angered me that her doctor is an advocate of the SIMARD and DriveABLE. It seems doctors affiliated with Primary Care buy into this bullying, discriminating tactic. http://elderadvocates.ca/no-association-simard-md-fitness-to-drive/ http://elderadvocates.ca/is-driveable-workable/ We had to meet with Mom’s doctor to stop […]

Dr. Jasneet Parmar

DR. PARMAR REQUIRES DRIVEABLE ASSESSMENT FROM CLIENT. June 18, 2011 Dr. Jasneet Parmar, MBBS, Dip.COEProgram Coordinator, UGME – Geriatrics Associate Professor of Family Medicine, Division of Care of the Elderly, Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, U.of A. Misericordia Community Hospital, Alberta Health Services Dear Dr. Parmar: In correspondence dated June 1, […]

Shawn Cullen, Justice denied

REGISTERED MAIL August 30, 2017 The Honourable. Mr. John D. Rooke. Associate Chief Justice Judges Chambers, Edmonton Law courts, 1A Sir Winston Churchill Square, Edmonton, AB. T5J 0R2 Your Honour: REFERENCE: SHAWN GORDON CULLEN DOB 03/04/71 File No. # 15104278582-01 – 001 Charges – 162.1 (3) 163.1(4) Scheduled for Jury Trial – September 11, 20`7 […]

Ed. Rockburne, RCMP (retired(

TESTING SENIOR DRIVERS OTTAWA CITIZEN Dear Mr. Egan, My name is Ed. Rockburne, retired Sgt from the RCMP who has spent the last 31/2 years researching and trying to bring to the publics attention, that special testing of older drivers is based on nothing more than common myth and discrimination. All major research in Canada […]

Males bathing females

COMPLAINT: Hello, I have issue with my mother who is at the xxxxxxx Extendicare. She is in rough shape mentally and physically, and is in additional distress because of the neglect of her wishes in regard to the nursing aides. She is in EXTREME DISCOMFORT when a male aide is assigned to help her dress/undress, […]

Elder Abuse Report

W5 nursing home investigation reveals 1,500 cases of staff-to-resident abuse in one year W5 takes a look at the epidemic of abuse at homes meant to care for the elderly and how FRONT LINE WORKERS WALK AWAY WITHOUT REPERCUSSIONS W5 reveals how ill treatment often goes underreported and how abusive workers are protected by secrecy […]

Killam senior assaulted at Health Centre

An 88 year old senior in the long-term care unit at the Killam Health Care Centre was reported to having been assaulted.. Koren Makarowski, 39, from Stome, Alta. has been charged with one count of assault. Karen Krueber, 53, from Killam has been charged with three counts of assault Both are scheduled to appear in […]

More seniors remain in workforce

More U.S. seniors choosing to remain in the workforce. Employment rose not only among 65- to 69-year olds (close to a third now work), but also among those 70 to 74 (about a fifth). In the 75-plus population, the proportion still working increased to 8.4 percent from 5.4 percent. Increasingly, they are less likely to […]

Legislative Arrogance – Rape Culture

Powers of Attorney Act – Too costly

Ageism to become discrimination for first time

Age will soon be included as a prohibited ground of discrimination under the Alberta Human Rights Act. An application to include age as a discriminating factor was granted at a hearing in Edmonton Court of Queen’s Bench Friday after it was unopposed by the province. “We can now join the rest of Canada,” said lawyer […]

DriveABLE Misdiagnosis

Lacombe long-term care deficiencies

A review and audit began in April 2017 after “SERIOUS CONCERNS” about the QUALITY OF CARE at the Lacombe long-term care facility were raised by Red Deer College practical nurse students completing their practicums at the health-care centre. Three staff members have been placed on leave. Training deficiencies, unsanitary conditions and a lack of safety […]

LTC untenable, Edward Redshaw

From: Dr. Edward S. Redshaw 2034-198 Street Edmonton Alberta. T6J5T7 To: Chief Administrator of a Facility Dear Madam/Sir: My name is Dr: Edward S. Redshaw. My mother-in-law, Mildred Silvera, 96 years of age with Dementia, and my brother-in-law, Bernard Silvera,77 years of age, seriously mentally and physically challenged are residents in Millwoods Shepherd’s Care Centre […]