BC Association of Community Response Networks

Our Top 4: Resources for May

  1. Research Brief: Ageism (2021): Published by the National Center on Elder Abuse out of the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California, this research brief synthesizes the latest scholarship and research exploring the concept of ageism.
  2. Parliament of Canada, Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights – Video Recording of Meeting No. 33 (May 11, 2021): BC CRN Executive Director Sherry Baker, along with Krista James of the Canadian Centre for Elder Law (CCEL), the BC Care Providers Association, Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (CNPEA), Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAPO), and many others addressed the Committee on elder abuse prevention and legislation. (Video run time: 2 hours 7 minutes)*
  3. Seniors Abuse and Information Line (SAIL): The BC Seniors’ First SAIL is a province-wide confidential phone line that provides safety for older adults, and those who care about them, to talk to a trained intake worker about abuse or mistreatment, receive information and support about issues that impact the health and well-being of an older adult. This is an important resource on hand!
  4. Eyes Open: An Anti-Asian Racism PSA – Video (2021): Produced by the Chinese Canadian National Council – For Social Justice (CCNC-FSJ), this public service announcement calls on allies to confront the historical and present injustices facing in Chinese communities as part of their #FaceRace campaign for #AsianHeritageMonth. (Video run time: 2 minutes, 32 seconds.)

*Denotes BC CRN funded or BC CRN-involved resource.

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