The free screening will take place at 1:30 p.m. on June 20 and is open to the public.
Psychological abuse is the most pervasive and includes behaviours that harm an older person's self-worth or well-being such as name calling, scaring, embarrassing, destroying property or preventing them from seeing friends and family.
"We're taking lessons that have been learned in handling child abuse cases and applying it to cases in which an older adult has been abused or neglected", said Dr.
Almost 1 in 10 Chinese older adults become new victims of elder abuse every two years.
Elder abuse or mistreatment is a serious public health issue impacting at least 1 in 10 older adults in the United States each year, leading to declines in the health and well-being on individual and family levels.
For the older community in Revelstoke, keeping an eye on each other and lending support in times of need is important for reducing elder abuse.
More information on World Elder Abuse Awareness is on Vera House's website. While looking mainly at the law, it also looks at abuse in Aged Care settings and argues for an overhaul of staffing, staff training, recruitment and mandatory reporting type structures to protect people.
"The goal [of the event] is awareness and education to the community and specifically to the population that would potentially be victims of abuse", said Kimberly Hawkins, Regional Long Term Care Ombudsman with Kerr- Tar Area Agency on Aging.
Older people often do not report abuse as they feel embarrassed or do not want to lose companionship, stop a service or deal with the consequences of saying no to family.
Some examples of elder abuse: "It's going to be my money anyway"- financial abuse.
"Older people deserve to be confident they will be safe from abuse in all its forms and that if they stand up and call out incidences of abuse that they will be heard and protected, and that something will be done".
During his remarks, Luzerne County Manager C. David Pedri said the word "respect" kept coming to mind as he thought about older citizens and family members who are close to him.
Psychological abuse and neglect also fall under the heading of elder abuse.
"We can not assume the victims will report what is happening to them".
The Seniors Protection Partnership (SPP) in Edmonton is receiving $30,000, which will go towards working with community groups such as ASSIST Community Services Centre to reach isolated seniors from multicultural communities. "This year we made a decision to move out into the much broader area of public space, where mistreatment and abuse is inexcusable".
Nichole Crumel, a social worker with the Vance County Department of Social Services, said that elder abuse is real and that it happens every day.
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