I’ve volunteered with FADOQ’s Senior-Aware program for a few years now. The idea behind these information sessions is to make them interactive and interesting for participants (…). The presence of a community police officer, who is always there to support volunteers, is an invaluable support during these emotionally charged meetings. I think that Senior-Aware should not only be maintained, but also, constantly adapted to current needs so that it can bring a ray of hope to those who are often alone in dealing with elder abuse (…).
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