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City Harasses Autistic Senior

ELDER ABUSE November 28, 2013 Peter Kiernan, City of Edmonton, safety Codes Officer was notified by written letter that the domicile of the autistic senior 1) has no tenants, 2) 2) has never had tenants, 3) 3) collects no rent, 4) 4) has never collected rent and 5) has no intent to establish any sort […]

Assault, Unlawful Detention, Alberta Hospital

HAND DELIVERED September 5, 2008 ATTENTION: Detective Pat Bruni, Criminal Investigation Section Edmonton Police Service, North Division 14203 50th Street, Edmonton, AB. T5H 0H7 Dear Detective Bruni: Alexander Doull, Alberta Hospital Edmonton Thank you for meeting with us, with Mrs Ruth Doull, and David Doull on Friday, August 29th, 2008, in order to discuss the […]

Abuse disregarded by government

Elder abuse at Autumn Lodge disregarded by government. Minister Hoffman, Sarah, I watched you in the Assembly today and I saw and heard how strong you felt about Women and their rights and that you would stand up for them. I wonder if you would take time to consider that the majority of the Seniors […]

Homeless Shelter for Elderly

COVENANT HEALTH HREATENINS FRAIL ELDERLY Hi Elder Advocates: I am writing on behalf of my parents, who are in their 80s and live in Edmonton My mom has mobility and multiple other health problems and is incontinent and my dad’s faculties are declining, he has high blood pressure and is under a crushing amount of […]

Seniors’ clinic shut down

“The system is failing this population.” Dr. David Duke Alberta Government shuts down Seniors Clinic in northeast Edmonton A clinic that provides specialty care to frail seniors in northeast Edmonton is losing its only two medical staff. A clinic that’s cared for thousands of seniors in northeast Edmonton will stop providing medical services on March […]

Abuse of Sears employees

“While 2,900 Sears Canada employees have lost their jobs, benefits and pension plans, the company’s CEO and senior managers received bonuses. The terminated employees will not be getting any severance pay and will lose all benefits and pension plans. The retail chain will pay up to $9.2 million in retention bonuses to 43 executives and […]

Elder Abuse of Alberta’s Senior Drivers

Testing senior drivers constitutes elder abuse Requiring a senior, who Is in good health, has never had a car accident who maybe fully employed, to make an appointment with a medical doctor for a medical examination, so that he /she can renew their driving license, constitutes elder abuse. It is now widely known that seniors […]

Mourning Closure Autumn Lodge

Residents mourn closure of Autumn Lodge, Berwyn. Flag is flying half mast. FAIRVIEW – Bill Rowe who lowered flag at flag pole at Autumn Lodge in Berwyn Feb. 20 which was flying the flag at half mast, mourning the announced closure of Autumn Lodge. Rowe explained he helped get the flag pole installed about five […]

Berwyn Autumn Lodge Closure

Honourable Ms . Margaret McQuaig-Boyd disappointed Autumn Lodge offer rejected. The MLA for Dunvegan-Central Peace-Notley says she is disappointed an offer to postpone the closure of Autumn Lodge in Berwyn has been rejected. In a Facebook post from yesterday, Marg McCuaig-Boyd says the North Peace Housing Foundation has turned down what she calls “the government’s […]

Elder Abuse Up 148%

Staff-to-resident abuse in long-term care homes up 148% from 2011 (and that is just what we know) “Die, die you bitch. You’ve got to die now.” The words were spoken to a disabled woman, 86, by the personal support worker (PSW) who had been caring for her for years. Viola cannot move or speak due […]

Senior abuse up 148%.

ABUSERS NOT HELD ACCOUNTABLE Staff-to-resident abuse in long-term care homes up 148% from 2011 “Die, die you bitch. You’ve got to die now.” The words were spoken to a disabled woman, 86, by the personal support worker (PSW) who had been caring for her for years. Viola cannot move or speak due to a traumatic […]

Mark Donald Roy, convicted of assault

Mark Donald Roy was convicted of assault in 2016, according to New Brunswick provincial court and the RCMP. The assault happened on Aug. 22, 2015, the same day Roy was working as a resident attendant at the Campbellton Nursing Home. The nursing home suspended Roy and then fired him a few days later. The incident […]

City Bylaw Abuses its’ Citizens

“My folks have a sad situation at hand in which they feel they have been discriminated against because of their age, eccentric ways and mental illness. They were mislead and mistreated by your department which has now created continued hardship for them. They have not been heard and feel dismissed. They feel victimized, bullied, violated […]

North Peace Housing Foundation

North Peace Housing Foundation continues to bully and abuse seniors February 15, 2018 (NPHF) 6780 – 103 Avenue Peace River, Alberta T8S 0B6 The following is a quote from an article in MILE ZERO NEWS February 14, 2018. “After Reese read the offer, the board agreed it was unclear as to whether the offer was […]

Adult Guardianship & Trusteeship Act, Unjust legislation

The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act is unjust legislation that disregards citizenship rights and violates the Charter of Rights and Freedoms,” said Ruth Maria Adria, an advocate with the Elder Advocates of Alberta Society. The society receives and investigates complaints of elder mistreatment. The Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act replaces the 30-year old Dependent Adults […]