The advisory committee of the research Chair on mistreatment of older adults comprises:

  • Nicolas Berg, MD, geriatrician, Head of the Department of Geriatrics, Citadelle de Liège Hospital (Belgium) and President of Respect Seniors (Walloon agency responsible for responding to mistreatment of older adults)
  • Mark Yaffe, MDCM, MCLSc, CCFP, FCFP, researcher and professor, St. Mary’s Hospital Center, McGill University
  • Thérèse Audet, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research Professor, Faculty of Art and Humanities, Université de Sherbrooke
  • Brigitte Leduc, Vice-President, Research, Université de Sherbrooke
  • Christian Barrette, Assistant Deputy Minister, Seniors' Secretariat, Ministry of Family, Quebec Government

In situation of emergency

If you witness or are victim of a mistreatment situation and wish to obtain information or help, please contact the Elder Abuse Help Line (for Quebec residents).

1 888 489-ABUS (2287)

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Research Chair on Mistreatment of Older Adults
Research Centre on Aging – CIUSSS de l'Estrie - CHUS
1036, Belvédère Sud
Sherbrooke (Québec)
J1H 4C4

Telephone : 1 819 780-2220, extension 45621

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