grey matters 2013

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Program at a Glance

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Thursday, September 26, 2013

7:30-8:30am Registration and Continental breakfast


8:30-9:00am Welcome and Greetings from the Minister
 

Honourable Fred Horne, Minister of Health


 

9:00-10:00am

Featured Speaker

Accredited

A Featured Speaker: Barbara Jaworski

   

10:00 - 10:30 am DISPLAY BREAK

10:30-11:40am

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Accredited

A Addressing Elder Abuse in Alberta: A Strategy for Collective Action

 

Lori Therrien/Linda Bernicki, Alberta Health

Accredited

A Building Lifelong Communities: The Rural Way

 

Lori Kovacs, Community Development Society / Phil Unland, Rural Seniors Housing Volunteer

Accredited

A Seniors Health Risk Management: A Team Approach

 

Cheryl Henry, Calgary Zone of Alberta Health Services:

11:40-12:30pm

Lunch and Displays


12:30-1:30pm

Featured Speaker

Accredited

A Featured Speaker: Dr. Susan McDaniel

1:30 – 2:00 pm DISPLAY BREAK

2:00-3:10pm

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

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A What Can Organizations do to Engage KAA-Boomers?

 

Barbara Jaworski

Accredited

A Collaborative Research Initiative: Research and Innovation in Seniors Mental Wellness

 

Cathy Aspen, Alberta Health Services

Accredited

A Use it or Lose it: A Prescription for Successful Aging

 

Dr. Jennifer Copeland, University of Lethbridge

3:15-4:25pm

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

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A Elder Abuse Community Response Models – Two Perspectives

 

Jennifer Gurke, Elder Abuse Response Model Coordinator (Calgary) / Acting Sergeant Graeme Smiley, Calgary Police Service / Anne McIIwaine, Calgary Family Services/Jennifer Payne, Lethbridge Elder Abuse Response Network (LEARN)

Accredited

A Examining Seniors’ Centres in Alberta as Centres of Excellence

 

Dr. Kyle Whitfield/Dr. Jason Daniels, University of Alberta

Accredited

A Living Healthy: A Model of Inclusion for Seniors with Disabilities

 

Stacey Kowbel Phd / Jenny Kelly, Vecova Centre for Disability Services and Research

5:00-7:00pm

Networking Reception

Friday, September 27, 2013

7:00-7:50am Registration and Continental breakfast


7:50-8:00am Welcome and Greetings from the Associate Minister
 

Honourable George VanderBurg, Associate Minister of Seniors
 

 

8:10-9:30am

A Keynote Speaker: Lloyd Robertson

 

9:50-11:00am

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Accredited

A Ability Over Age: Assessing Older Drivers

 

Dr. Charles Scialfa, University of Calgary

 

A Caring for the Whole Person: a Case Management Approach

 

Bernice Sewell-Seniors Association of Greater Edmonton (SAGE)

 

A It’s More Than Money: A Holistic Approach to Retirement Planning

 

Panel Discussion facilitated by Peter Faid
Sarah Carr, Alberta Health/Kierstin Kashuba- Alberta Health/Connie MacDonald- Office of the Public Guardian/Don Szarko-Alberta Motor Association/Wes Leavitt-Investors Group

 

A An Examination of Best Practices in Multi-Service Seniors Centres

 

Luanne Whitmarsh, Executive Director, Kerby Centre

11:05-12:15pm

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

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A Brain Plasticity

 

Dr. Robbin Gibb / Dr. Bryan Kolb, University of Lethbridge

 

A Community Working Together = Well-being of Our Seniors

 

Amanda Ens, City of Red Deer / Dawna Morey / Monica Morrison, Golden Circle Seniors Resource Society

 

A Caring for the Caregiver: A Community Development Approach

 

Anna Mann / Bonnie Hoffmann, Alberta Caregivers Association

 

A Monitoring and Licensing of Supportive Living and Long-Term Care Accommodations

 

Judy Erickson, Alberta Health / Kevan Jess, Chief Fire Administrator, Province of Alberta / Dave Brown, Alberta Health Services

12:15-1:00pm

Lunch


1:00-2:10pm

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

Accredited

A Older Canadians: Benefit or Burden?

 

Peter Faid, Community Services Consulting

 

A Creative Program Initiatives Promoting Healthy Living for 50+

 

Tracy Smyth, Manager of Recreation, Town of Cochrane/ Doug Campbell, Chair of Cochrane Friendly Games Committee/Lloyd Manning and Bruce Pettigrew, Cochrane Hiking Club

 

A The Value of Recreation and Socialization in Seniors Wellness: The Alberta 55 Plus Games

 

Dennis Allen, Director, Marketing and Provincial Sport Branch Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks and Wildlife Foundation, Vern Hafso, President, Alberta 55 Plus (ASCSRA) Association

 

A Seniors 101

 

Peggy Barone/Corina Cole, Alberta Health-Seniors Services and Continuing Care Division

 

2:20-3:30pm

Global Drums Performance

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