Project aims to dispel ageist myths, link elder abuse and teen bullying

This article from the Canstar Metro Community Paper highlights an amazing art project that Middle School students in the St. James Assiniboia School Division that helps to educate the public at large on the impacts of Elder Abuse in out community.

‘Snag one while you can, these posters will be limited edition.  Students at George Waters Middle School recently completed a series of paper bag posters on elder abuse, the result of a month-long class project on getting to know community seniors.

“We’re trying to strike a parallel between senior abuse and bullying,” explained George Waters teacher Terri MacLeod, whose homeroom class is participating in the intergenerational project along with Golden Gate and Ness middle schools.

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