From the perspective of a police officer, every Senior-Aware session is a unique opportunity to forge close ties with seniors, especially those who are more isolated. By going out to meet them we can sensitize them to issues such as fraud, abuse, and bullying. The comments we get from participants show that they feel better equipped and, as a result, reassured. What’s more, these discussions are a chance for us to explain our role and demystify solutions such as the reporting process (…).
Senior-Aware is a program intended to raise awareness about fraud and mistreatment towards seniors. Since the onset of the program in 2010, more than 70,000 people have attended the information sessions. The distinctiveness of these sessions is their unique form of animation, which combines the knowledge of a professional and the experience of a facilitator… Continue reading Program