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YouAsked: “What Should I Do If I Suspect Elder Abuse?”

YouAsked: “What Should I Do If I Suspect Elder Abuse?”

Elder abuse is real and it happens to many seniors.  It includes psychological or physical abuse, sexual abuse, financial or property abuse, negligence and violation of human rights.  And elder abuse is not always perpetrated by strangers. Over 90% of all reported abuse of seniors…

Community & Online Resources on Cyberviolence & Cyberbullying

Community & Online Resources on Cyberviolence & Cyberbullying

For Online Resources on Internet Safety for Kids LigneParents is a confidential service provided by professionals to parents of children aged 0-20 in Québec. Their 1-800-361-5085 toll-free number is available 24/7.  LignesParents offers parents support as needed to solve problems, answer their questions, and deal…

Connexions to Receive Government Funding to Improve the Quality of Life of  English-Speaking Seniors

Connexions to Receive Government Funding to Improve the Quality of Life of English-Speaking Seniors

Christopher Skeete, the Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier for Relations with English-speaking Quebecers, has announced that English-speaking seniors will benefit from the ITMAV program (Initiatives de travail de milieu auprès des aînés en situation de vulnérabilité) of the Ministère de la Santé et des Services…

Daycare Services for Children with Special Needs

Daycare Services for Children with Special Needs

Quebec has established its own unique approach to daycare for children 0-4, with subsidized and recognized Child Care Centres (CPEs) and Subsidized Family Home Daycares where spaces are offered at reduced contribution for infants through school-age children. Two ministries regulate, oversee and administer child care…