Meetings and Presentations to Groups

  • May 27, 2017- The Seniors Advocate spoke to a Dementia Support Group in Innisfail about the role and responsibilities of the Office of the Seniors Advocate and the topic of ageism in our society (what the research tells us about what it is and why as a society we should care); and received information from the group about pressing seniors issues, including dementia care.
  • May 18, 2017- The Seniors Advocate spoke at a Alberta Continuing Care Association (ACCA) members meeting held in Calgary); and received information from the group about pressing seniors care issues from the perspective of care providers.
  • May 18, 2017- The Seniors Advocate met with the Calgary Chinese Elderly Citizen’s Association to hear from seniors and service providers about the challenges faced by seniors around affordable housing, interpretation services when receiving health care, and when sponsorship breaks down.
  • May 17, 2017- The Seniors Advocate spoke to the Edmonton Chapter of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) about the role and responsibilities of the Office of the Seniors Advocate; and received information from CARP members about pressing seniors issues.
  • May 11, 2017- The Seniors Advocate met with representatives from Covenant Health (Seniors Care & Environmental Supports) to hear about projects supported by the Network of Excellence in Seniors Health and Wellness.
  • May 10, 2017- A Seniors Advocate Representative attended the St Albert Seniors Association Seniors Expo to represent the Office and to answer questions about the OSA.
  • May 5, 2017- The Seniors Advocate met with the Complaints Director, Alberta College of Pharmacists and heard about seniors’ pharmaceutical issues.

 

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