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Sisterhood - Monday, January 9 at 7pm – Guest Speaker: Amanda Brown

Monday, January 9, 2023 16 Tevet 5783

7:00 PM - 9:00 PMZoom

Guest Speakers: Hon. Marion Allan, Retired Judge BC Supreme Court; Amanda Brown, RSW, Director Re:Act Adult Protection Program, VCH

Amanda will share information about the types of abuse, neglect and self-neglect of older and more vulnerable adults most frequently reported to her program, and will outline some of the tools that health authorities have to intervene. She will discuss supports in the community that are available to help prevent elder abuse, and share resources and strategies for helping older adults to be safe.

Judge Allan will focus more specifically on the legal aspects of elder abuse, the elderly's vulnerability to undue influence and duress, how to best protect family members, and the resulting challenges in either upholding or contesting a will under Provincial legislation.

Open to everyone. Don't miss out on this important topic.

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