Our Mission

To be leaders in the development of an integrated and collaborative strategy to address the prevention of elder abuse in Durham Region through networking, information sharing, raising awareness and advocacy.

Our Vision

For all seniors in Durham Region to live with dignity and respect and in a safe environment.

  • In 2001 people aged 65 years and older made up 13% of the population of Canada (4 million people)
  • In 2026 it is projected that the number of Canadians age 65 and older will be 8 million people, or 21% of the population
Statistics Canada; 2003 and Ontario Ministry of Finance; Fall 2004