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Deadly neglect at Revera, Mckenzie Towne Centre, Calgary

– Violet MacDonald was a resident with dementia at the Centre. She died in October, after being sent to hospital for Septicemia {blood poisoning} caused by bedsores that had been neglected for so long, her flesh had begun to blacken and decay. This LTC is run by REVERA, a multi-national corporation that together with Extendicare […]

DriveABLE took away his licence

Our daughter, Anne, now lives in Maple Ridge, BC. She was recently driving to a Tim Hortons on the Lougheed Highway when she came across an older man riding a battery driven shopping cart right out on the highway, at great hazard to himself and to others. She thought that he must have been crazy, […]

Why Seniors Shouldn’t Get Discounts,

A most convincing presentation. However some of the alleged facts are somewhat inaccurate. We have knowledge of numbers of seniors who are living hand to mouth, having difficulty paying utilities and taxes. These individuals welcome reduced bus fares. The author also cites hotels, taxi cabs, hamburger joints giving discounts to older persons, we would love […]

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 […]