November 25, 2014 - "Alzheimer's Disease and Its Challenging Journey"
Shirley Lucas, Executive Director, Alzheimer Society of NL
April 29, 2014 - "Emergency Preparedness for Seniors"
David McCormack, Director of Emergency Services, Fire and Emergency Services-NL
Links related to publications/materials referenced during presentation:
*General emergency preparedness guide
*Emergency Preparedness guide for people with disabilities/special needs
*Emergency preparedness tips related to pets and service animals
*Emergency preparedness tips related to staying in touch during emergencies
*Also, link on Home Safety and Falls Prevention:
March 25, 2014 - "Ageism Hurts"
Dr. Gail Wideman, School of Social Work, Memorial University
February 25, 2014 - "Understanding the New Adult Protection Act"
Carol Snelgrove, Adult Protection Policy and Training Specialist, Office for Aging and Seniors, Department of Health and Community Services
January 28, 2014 - "The Magic of Elder Mediation"
Judy M. Beranger, Certified Elder Mediator, international trainer, author, Past President of Family Mediation Canada
November 26, 2013 - "Just Ask Us Anything..." (About the SRCNL Information Line)
Michele LeDevehat, Administrator, Information and Referral, Seniors Resource Centre NL
October 29, 2013 - "Working to Build a Better Home Support System for Seniors"
With presenters: Heather Bursey, Home Support Program Coordinator and Tina Bursey, Community Health Nursing Coordinator, Nunatsiavut Government, Department of Health and Social Development
Home Support Worker Training Program Presentation slides (Note large file - may take awhile to load)
September 24, 2013 - "Making your wishes known: Why YOU need a health care directive"
Donna Strong, McInnes Cooper
June 25th, 2013 - "Seniors: What Can Service Canada Do For You?"
Handout of useful websites for seniors from Service Canada
March 26, 2013 - "What you need to know about personal care homes"
Beverly Russell, President of the Quality Living Alliance for Seniors, slides on services offered in personal care homes
Cathie Barker Pinsent, Regional Manager, Personal Care Home Program, Eastern Health, presentation: "An Introduction of the Eastern Health Personal Care Home Program"
Pictures of Admiral's Coast Retirement Centre from Mr. Reginald Gardiner's talk
Western Health Personal Care Home Program contact numbers
Central Health and Labrador-Grenfell Health Personal Care Home Program contact numbers
January 29, 2013
Dr. Gail Wideman, presentation on "Aging in Rural Places: The Role of Senior Navigators"
November 27, 2012
Dr. Lisa Adams, presentation on "Stigma and Discrimination in the Elderly"
October 30, 2012 meeting
This meeting featured a presentation by Cst. Kevin Foley, RNC, on Drive Wise. More information and video clips from the presentation can be found on the Drive Wise site.
September 25, 2012 Meeting
Karen Andrews-Savoury, presentation on "Preventing Elder Abuse by Family Caregivers"
June 15, 2012 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day meeting
- Suzanne Brake, Director, Office for Aging and Seniors, presentation on “The Adult Protection Act”
- Norman Matthews, Social Worker for Neglected Adult Community Support Programs, Eastern Health, presentation on “The Neglected Adults Welfare Act”
- Stephen Walsh, Counsellor, Credit Counselling Services of Atlantic Canada, presentation on "Financial Abuse: Being Aware and Knowing Where to Seek Assistance"
May 29, 2012 meeting
Dean Harris, Manager Market Operations, RBC, presentation on Fraud Education and Awareness for Seniors
March 27, 2012 meeting
Dr. Lisa Adams' presentation on "The Use of Acute Health Care Services by Mentally Ill Seniors of NL"