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CanAge and HelpAge Canada co-present: National Seniors Day - Expert Panel Roundtable Discussion: 
“How to Make Canada More Age-Inclusive”

October 1st at 11:30am ET.

On October 1st CanAge and HelpAge Canada celebrate Canada’s 30th Anniversary of National Seniors Day with a live online discussion on ‘How to Make Canada More Age-Inclusive’.

The day will include a presentation by Federal Minister of Seniors the Honourable Deb Schulte as well as panelists:

  • Laura Tamblyn Watts, CEO CanAge,
  • Gregor Sneddon, Executive Director of HelpAge Canada,
  • Greg Shaw, Director International and Corporate Relations for the International Federation on Ageing (IFA),
  • Margaret Gillis, President of the International Longevity Centre Canada (ILCC),
  • Kahir Lalji, Executive Director, United Way Southern Interior BC & Provincial Director of Population Health, United Way of the Lower Mainland, and
  • Alex Mihailidis, Scientific Director, AGE-WELL.

REGISTER HERE

 

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Presented by Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario, in partnership with the Senior Pride Network and the Fédération des aînés et des retraités francophones de l'Ontario (FARFO).

The speakers will share their lived experiences and expertise working with older adults in 2SLGBTIQQA communities to provide insights into how social isolation, ageism and discrimination impact the safety, health and well-being for older adults.

The webinars will increase your awareness of 2SLGBTIQQA older adults’ issues and needs, and describe approaches for working with older adults to connect them to community services and promote positive aging in 2SLGBTIQQA communities.

The webinars will be offered in both English and French.  Click here for details and registrations

  • Webinar 1 - Monday September 28, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Introducing 2SLGBTIQQA Communities: One Profile Among Many
    Presented in English

  • Webinar 2 - Tuesday September 29, 2020, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Introducing 2SLGBTIQQA Communities: One Profile Among Many
    Presented in French

  • Webinar 3 - Thursday October 1, 2020, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    International Day of Older Persons  
    Elder Abuse in 2SLGBTIQQA Communities: Understanding the Complexities and How to Respond
    Presented in French

  • Webinar 4 - Friday October 2, 2020, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm 
    Elder Abuse in 2SLGBTIQQA Communities: Understanding the Complexities and How to Respond
    Presented in English
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Senior to Senior Anti-bullying Toolkit Launch 
Solutions, Everybody's Business

 

Friday, March 13, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Register in advance for this webinar


Senior to senior bullying is concerning, yet the majority of bullying research has virtually ignored bullying amongst older adults.
Sheridan College, Centre for Elder Research, in partnership with Elder Abuse Prevention Ontario (EAPO), and a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, have worked towards filling this void in the research with the project Bullying between Older Adults: What is happening in Ontario?. Together, they developped a resource package outlining best practices for seniors and those working with seniors to stop bullying. This webinar will introduce key findings from the research project and introduce the toolkit.

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 From contact to meaningful connection:
Challenges and strategies in research to address loneliness among people with dementia
Canadian Association on Gerontology

Date: March 26, 9 AM  PST 
Presenter: Dr. Hannah O'Rourke
Register here

Social connectedness refers to perceptions of intimacy and belonging in relationships with others and is a priority for quality of life according to people with dementia in Canada and internationally. Despite high stakes, few interventions have been designed and rigorously evaluated for use with people with dementia. Outlining a program of research to address loneliness, this presentation highlights research challenges and strategies to advance the field.

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National CAC/CYAC Training Program Upcoming Webinar: 
Family Violence: “Linking” Child, Animal Abuse, Domestic Violence & Elder Abuse


Wednesday March 11th, 2020
1:00 – 2:00 PM EST 


Presenter:
 
Hayley Rose Glaholt, Ph.D.; Executive Director and Co-Founder of Link Coalition Toronto; Family Mediator

These webinars are geared to professionals in Child Advocacy Centres/Child & Youth Advocacy Centres across the country from all of the disciplines – police, child protection, medical, clinical, crowns, and advocates. 

Instructions for registration and attendance:

  • For new registrations, please follow this link and complete the online form to register

  • You will receive a reminder email from  with a link to join the webinar.

  • On the set date and time of each webinar, join the webinar with the link provided.

  • Please note that you must use Google Chrome in order to access the webinars.

  • If you are registering within 24 hours of the next scheduled webinar, you will not have access to the live stream. However, all webinars are recorded in English and French, and can be accessed approximately 3 weeks after the live session here

  •  For questions about translation, interpreting, or for technical support with Kudo, email 

 

 

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