Abuse of Older Women Webinar

Presenters:
Barb MacQuarrie HeadshotBarb MacQuarrie, Community Director, CREVAWC: Barb MacQuarrie is the Community Director of the Centre for Research and Education on Violence against Women & Children in the Faculty of Education at the Western University. She develops and promotes evidence based education and prevention initiatives involving both community-based and university-based partners.

Margaret MacPherson HeadshotMargaret MacPherson, Research Associate, CREVAWC: Margaret MacPherson is the Project Coordinator for the It’s Not Right! Neighbours, Friends & Families for Older Adults initiative. She is a Research Associate with CREVAWC.

Discussed in this webinar:

  • nature of abuse experienced by older women
  • barriers to reporting or seeking assistance
  • consequences of abuse to older women
  • It’s Not Right Campaign

Barbara MacQuarrie, Community Director of the Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children and Margaret MacPherson, Research Associate, Centre for Research & Education on Violence against Women & Children, hosted this webinar on January 22nd, 2015.  They discussed the nature of abuse experienced by older women, barrier to reporting or seeking assistance, consequences of abuse to older women, the It's Not Right! Campaign.  Access the webinar recording, presentation slides, document to be reviewed, and videos used during the presentation.

Presented live on January 22, 2015.

  1. Watch the Webinar Recording
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  2. PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)
     
  3. Webinar Evaluation
     
  4. Elder Abuse in Canada: A Gender-Based Analysis - Document to review before watching webinar
     
  5. Video #1: Moving In
  6. Video #2: Domestic Violence