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The Government of Canada announces funding to help prevent and address the mistreatment of older adults in Ontario

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On February 22, the Government of Canada announced nearly $800,000 in funding for the University of Toronto […]

New Government of Canada report, led by David Burnes, provides actionable steps for preventing and addressing the pervasive mistreatment of older adults

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Professor David Burnes has dedicated his research to preventing the mistreatment of older adults — and his […]

One in ten adults aged 65 and over experience some form of elder abuse each year in Canada

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Cross-posted from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging website. Every year, hundreds of thousands of older adults from […]

FIFSW scholars named Canada Research Chairs

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Three researchers from the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work are among the University of Toronto’s 33 Canada […]

A new study by David Burnes and colleagues identifies incidence and risk factors of elder mistreatment

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To many, elder abuse — or elder mistreatment, as it is increasingly known — seems like something […]

Ageism disappears when young and old spend time together

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Professor David Burnes’ research on ageism featured on U.S. News & World Report

World Health Organization study on ageism, led by David Burnes, highlighted in New York Times

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Prof. David Burnes leads new study examining elder abuse

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The publication in the Gerontologist suggests that older adult victims living alone with their abuser were up to four times more likely to endure more severe levels of mistreatment.