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Values Visit our Blog We, the Elder Advocates Of Alberta Society, speak in defense of the frail, dependent elderly. We lobby for senior rights, charter rights, constitutional rights and human rights. We challenge the injustices which are perpetrated against seniors. We are raising the consciousness and conscience concerning the aged. Those who have endured hardships, […]

Stop Trying to Kill Us Off

The legalization of premature death as a treatment option is a threat to disabled people…

Letter to Minister of Community Development Gene Zwozdesky

Further to our correspondence of January 2, 2001 concerning this matter, our meeting of October 30, 2003, and further correspondence of November 12, 2003. We again appeal to you to include the noted amendments to the said legislation…

Personal Directives Act

We ask that your government legislate that all enacted Personal Directives and Powers of Attorney be registered with the provincial government…

Letter to the Alberta Long Term Care Association

As per our letter delivered to you this morning, we reiterate some of the identified issues which you intend to bring before your membership.

Letter to the Alberta Association of Registered Nurses

We maintain that professional, registered, nurses must provide a leadership roll in providing safe, ethical compassionate, nursing care to clients in elder care facilities…

Establishing the Rights of Vulnerable Alberta Citizens

We recommend that the following be made mandatory and the norm in all Alberta Elder Care Facilities…

Injuries at St. Joseph’s Auxiliary Hospital

This lady is under the care of the Office of the Public Trustee and Public Guardian… Note: Contains some graphic images

Inadequate Care and Untrained Staff

There were countless incidents at the Devonshire Care Centre, where I believe the “medical care” provided to my friend Rita Vallentien’s…

What is Elder Abuse?

In this article, we provide a thourough analysis of what Elder Abuse can be, in its many forms. There are also signs that can help in identifying Elder Abuse.

Abuse of the mentally ill

Physicians have a powerful quasi-judicial position in society in that they can detain lawful citizens behind locked doors and remove all property and human rights…

Government Legislation

The Canadian Human Rights Declaration proclaims that “everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person and the right not to be deprived thereof except in accordance with the principals of fundamental justice…

Lawsuit: Elder Advocates et al vs. Crown

We are pleased to announce that Court of Queens Bench, Madame Justice Sheila Greckol has certified this as a class action…

External Links

For more information on elder abuse and other related topics, please take a look at some external sources of information listed here.

Group Homes Licensed by Social Care Facilities Licensing Act

Fire safety is obviously being disregarded. Who could evacuate these helpless persons in the event of a fire?