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New Westminster Elder Abuse Unit wins award

Congratulations to the New Westminster Elder Abuse Unit which was awarded the “Elder Abuse Awareness to Action Award” for Innovation presented by the Simon Fraser University Gerontology Research Centre on May 27, 2013 at the Annual John K. Friesen Conference. This is a pilot program that started in July 2008, and operates in partnership between …

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Family Services presents at Korean Geriatric Conference

Family Services of Greater Vancouver’s Lisa Whittaker (VP – Counselling, Community Education, Trauma & Victim Services)  and Heather Whiteford (Manager – Victim Services)  recently returned from South Korea where they presented “Boomers Matter:  Addressing the Needs of Aging Baby Boomers” at the 20th IAGG World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics. The presentation focused on the …

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