Senior Citizens and Elder Abuse
Elder Abuse is: Financial abuse, Physical abuse, Mental or psychological abuse, Physical or emotional neglect, Care-giver or institutional abuse.
If you are a victim of elder abuse, or know someone who is, call:
Safely home is a nation wide program designed to help find the person with Alzheimer's who is lost, and assist them in a safe return home. A registry stores vital information confidentially on a police database. Read more here.
Frauds and Scams
Information about Frauds and Scams (Medicine Hat Police Service website)
Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Alberta Government Services Consumer Information Centre
This website is an excellent resource and provides comprehensive information on current Consumer Alerts.
You may also call toll free at: 1-877-427-4088
Better Business Bureau offers a good source of Consumer Tips and Online Resources.
Toll free at: 1-800-232-7298
Government of Alberta Website: Elder Abuse Prevention
Heads-Up Fraud Prevention
Information from Alberta Health Services website
Protection for Persons in Care Act: Report abuse in a care facility 1-888-357-9339
Read brochure from Government of Alberta
Public Health Agency of Canada - up-to-date information on aging and seniorsVeiner Centre 225 Woodman Avenue SE, Medicine Hat
provides information on social and community events for seniors in the Medicine Hat area. Phone 529-8383
South Alberta Regional Directory provides information on community organizations