BC Association of Community Response Networks

Our Top 17 (!): Headlines for June


The province’s Community Response Networks (CRNs) have been spreading the word on adult abuse, neglect, and self-neglect prevention with their local news outlets. Check out their editorials and articles below.

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  1. Castlegar seniors ‘Engaging in Aging’, Castlegar News, June 25, 2022
  2. Seniors abuse under-reported says BC Seniors Advocate at Maple Ridge event, Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows News, June 23, 2022.
  3. Letter: Thanks for supporting World Elder Abuse Awareness Day event, TriCity News, June 20, 2022.
  4. Community organizations increase online activities to help the elderly expand their living circles under the epidemic, Ming Pao, June 16, 2022. (Chinese)
  5. Caring for the Elderly: I Wrote a Short TV Drama, Wei Xin, June 16, 2022. (Chinese)
  6. World Focus on Elder Abuse Day CRN Holds Large-scale Sharing Session, Sing Tao News, June 16, 2022. (Chinese)
  7. Greater Victoria asked to mark elder abuse awareness day June 15, Sooke News Mirror, June 14, 2022.
  8. Community ties help keep vulnerable adults safe, Revelstoke Review, June 15, 2022.
  9. Jas Cheema and Surendra Handa speak about World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Red FM Vancouver, June 15, 2022.
  10. New West to recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, New Westminster Record, June 14, 2022.
  11. Greater Victoria asked to mark elder abuse awareness day June 15, Victoria News, June 14, 2022.
  12. Seniors support provided at WEAAD event in Williams Lake, The Williams Lake Tribune, June 9, 2022.
  13. Duncan Seniors Expo aims to help people age well, Lake Cowichan Gazette, June 4, 2022.
  14. June is World Elder Abuse Awareness Month, Prince George Citizen, June 4, 2022.
  15. Castlegar seniors advocate Sandi McCreight named Citizen of the Year, Castlegar News, June 1, 2022.
  16. Seniors’ Week to honour contributions to communities of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge – Pitt Meadows News, May 26, 2022.
  17. This Coquitlam event will help seniors stay healthy, TriCity News, May 28, 2022.

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(Header Photo: WEAAD 2022 billboard in Port Moody. Source: K. Kuhn)