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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Annual General Meeting 2013 and Celebration of RECAA’s 10th Anniversary

23rd September 2013

RECAA invites you to their 2013 Annual General Meeting and to celebrate RECAA’s 10th anniversary Thursday, 3rd October 17h30- 20h00 James Lyng High School 5440 Notre Dame West Montreal QC) H4C 1T9 (bus 191 from Lionel Groulx Station) Please RSVP Refreshments will be served Tel : 514-846-8814 Ext. 6462, 514 746-5960

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