Tag: elderly people

Ahead of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, UN expert warns of unreported sexual abuse of senior citizens

The United Nations (UN) is seeking to raise awareness concerning the sexual abuse of seniors, which is a reality not often talked about, but nevertheless occurs. In line with World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, which is celebrated on June 15, Rosa Kornfeld-Matte, an Independent Expert...

Leave us alone, singing tissue paper lady tells govt

In the midst of the crowded streets of Holland Village, she sits in a wheelchair with a bag of tissue paper singing loudly in a hoarse, off-tune voice. She is the singing tissue peddler, and she says she will not give up her job for...