Long Term Care Action

21st June 2021

In Quebec and in other provinces, the marginal status combined with budget restraints have fostered deficiencies within long-term care systems, including, as noted, lengthy waiting lists, as well as lack of available rooms, poor working conditions, and the increasing role of the private sector in nursing homes. Journal of Aging & Social Policy  Volume 32, […]

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To Honour the Dead 2020

21st June 2021

  In Memory of elders who suffered and died  during the pandemic RECAA will act with advocates who have worked tirelessly to transform our long term care for elders at home and in our facilities ! Let’s unite with one voice  and many actions. Elders Rights = Human Rights

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2018

23rd May 2018

WEAAD is marked each year on June 15 as an official United Nations International Day acknowledging the significance of elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue. Since 2006, communities throughout the country and around the world have used this day to raise the visibility of elder abuse, by sharing information about abuse […]

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Age Friendly Cities: Letter to Mayor Valérie Plante

23rd May 2018

Dear Madame Mayor, RECAA, a non-profit organization founded by elders from the cultural communities of Montreal, enthusiastically received your administration’s re-energized commitment to making Montreal a truly “Age Friendly City: MADA une municipalité: amies des aînés”. We absolutely support public consultations but those which have been organized are so limited in scope that we fear […]

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RECAA Flash Mob

7th July 2014

Recently, RECAA and Contactivity Seniors Centre organized a flash mob to promote World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The audience was enthusiastic, and it was a first for both organizations. To learn more and to see the flash mob in action, watch the video below.

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2014

8th June 2014

June 15, 2006 was the debut of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). The day is in support of the United Nations International Plan of Action which recognizes the significance of abuse and neglect of older adults as a public health and human rights issue. Throughout the world, senior abuse and neglect is largely under-recognized […]

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Brief submitted to the National Assembly of Quebec regarding Bill 60

30th March 2014

RECAA, an organization founded by elders from the ethnic and cultural communities of Montreal, is committed to working towards a culture of respect, dignity and justice for all elders who face problems because of language and culture. RECAA supports a secular state that respects equality and freedom of expression, including freedom of religious expression. Bill […]

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