Tuesday, September 29, 2015


7:00 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:15 a.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Community Caregiver Support Initiatives: Collaborations that Work
Laurie Sutherland- AB Health Project Coordinator, Alberta Caregivers Association
Anne Goldblatt, MHSc, BA/BSW-Goldblatt Consulting


pdf
Community Caregiver Support Initiatives Collaborations that Work

 

An Odyssey for Best Practice Senior Centres
Luanne Whitmarsh- RSW, CPCA- CEO, Kerby Centre


pdfAn Odyssey for Best Practice Senior Centres

 

Concerns Resolution: Shades of Grey (Advocates Office)
Deborah Prowse, LLB, MS.W- Interim Seniors Advocate
Jody Lee Farrah, Alberta Health Advocate

pdfConcerns Resolution: Shades of Grey


9:15 a.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Let’s Talk About the Money: Intergenerational Wealth Transfer, Financial Planning, and Third Party Decision Making

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Karen McMillan, CFP, CPCA-Investment Advisor, Credential Securities Inc.
Jason Blanke, FSRI-Mutual Funds Investment Specialist, Credential Asset Management Inc.
David Elzinga, CPA, CA.IFA, CFF, CFE, CFI-Manager Investigations, Alberta Securities Commission
Chad Ganske, BA-Office of the Public Guardian and Trustee, Alberta Human Services


pdfLet’s Talk About the Money: Intergenerational Wealth Transfer, Financial Planning, and Third Party Decision Making

10:25 a.m. Displays and refreshments

10:50 a.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Development, Dissemination, and Evaluation of a Toolkit for the Implementation of Age-Friendly Alternate Transportation of Seniors in Rural and Urban Alberta
Bonnie Dobbs, PhD-Director, Medically At-Risk Driver Centre (MARD), University of Alberta
Tara Pidborochynski, MSc, Research Coordinator-MARD, University of Alberta
Mayank Rehani, MSc, Research Coordinator-MARD, University of Alberta

 

 


10:50 a.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions
 Dance in the Greater Community: Improving Health and Well-Being through Open Seniors’ Dance
Liza Hartling-University of Calgary student, Dance
Camille Mori-University of Calgary student, Psychology


pdfDance in the Greater Community: Improving Health and Well-Being through Open Seniors’ Dance

 

Promoting Seniors’ Health and Wellness at the Community Level

Sarah Wildgen, BPHE, MPH-Communities ChooseWell Program Officer
Stacie Pedersen, BPE-Health Promotion Facilitator, Central Zone Public Health and Children’s Rehabilitation Services
Michele Geistlinger-Chairman Longview ARC Society, Longview ChooseWell Coordinator


pdf Promoting Seniors’ Health and Wellness at the Community Level

 

Carya-Engaged Seniors, Innovative Collaborations
Alison Jozsa, BSWMSW, RSW- Practice Supervisor NW Team-Carya
Sidney Craig Courtice, MCEd-Elder Friendly Communities-Carya
Louise Griep- Network Facilitator, The Way In Network


pdfCarya-Engaged Seniors, Innovative Collaborations
 

 

12:00 p.m. Lunch/ Poster Sessions

1:30 p.m. KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Catriona Le May Doan
 

Catriona Le May Doan has done what no other Canadian athlete has ever accomplished—she won an Olympic Gold medal and then successfully defended her 'Olympic Gold' title.

Twenty-three years in the sport of speed skating taught Catriona a great deal and she realized her dream of winning an Olympic gold medal.  Reaching your potential is limitless.  Catriona will share strategies and tactics applied to her sport, and how they can be applied universally.

 

2:45 p.m.

Refreshments

 

3:00 p.m. Motivation, Older Adults and Participation  in Physical Activity: Physical Activity for Health, a Right not a Privilege
Dr. Joseph Levy, BA, BPHE, MSW, PhD


pdfMotivation Older Adults and Participation in_Physical Activity for Health A Right Not A Privilege



4:00 p.m. 4 Closing remarks

5:00 p.m.

Networking Reception - Royal Tyrrell Museum

Discover Drumheller Night


Wednesday, September 30, 2015

 

7:30 a.m.

 

Registration and Continental Breakfast

 

 
8:40 p.m. KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Tim Hague
Parkinson's and Perseverance: The Amazing Race


Tim Hague Sr. overcame the odds when he went from a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease to—just three years later—becoming the inaugural winner of CTV's The Amazing Race Canada.  Tim Sr. is a registered nurse and active in the promotion of healthy, balanced lifestyles, and deeply involved in the promotion of Parkinson's issues, building awareness around Young Onset Parkinson's Disease.  Tim's message of strength and courage will leave you motivated to meet life's challenges

9:45 a.m. Displays and Refreshments

 
10:15 a.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions
AMA’s Senior’s In-Vehicle Evaluation
Rick Robie, Driver Education, Consultant – Alberta Motor Association
Caroline Gee, Program Coordinator Seniors Mobility and Aging Drivers ‑ Alberta Motor Association

pdfAMA’s Senior’s In-Vehicle Evaluation

Aging - How are healthcare and community support systems going to support us as we grow older?
 Dr. Douglas Faulder, Charlene Knudsen, BScN, MEd, RN, Shawna Reid, RN, MN (student), GNC (C)
 Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network (SH SCN) 

pdfAging - How are healthcare and community support systems going to support us as we grow older?
       
10:15 a.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Seniors Helping Seniors: Promoting Peer Support for Seniors’ Health and Wellness
Janice Monfries, BA- Executive Director, Westend Seniors Activity Centre
Haidong Liang, PhD-Program Manager, Westend Seniors Activity Centre


pdfSeniors Helping Seniors Westend Seniors Activity Centre


 Hearing Loss:  More Than Just an Inconvenience.  Everything You Need to Know About Communicating with Seniors.
 Rytch Newmiller-Manager, Deaf and Hear Alberta

 
pdfHearing Loss: More Than Just an Inconvenience

 

11:30 a.m. Lunch and displays

 
12:30 p.m. Concurrent Breakout Sessions  
The Forgotten Seniors
Monica Morrison-Executive Director, Golden Circle Seniors Resource Centre
Gordon Wright-John Howard Society


pdfThe Forgotten Seniors supporting seniors in the Penal system

       
Better Choices, Better Health - A Self-Management Program for Albertans
Doris Listoe, RD, BSc - Provincial Initiatives Lead, Alberta Health Services
Erica Laycock, Bkin, CSEP-CPT - Chronic Condition Client Health Educator, Alberta Healthy Living Program, Central Zone, Alberta Health Services


pdfBetter Choices Better Health Primer

pdfBetter Choices Better Heath Online Poster

pdfSelf-Management Resources

 

Understanding Our Brain
Nicole Sherren, PhD-Scientific Director and Program Officer-Norlien Foundation
Alberta Health Services

pdfUnderstanding Our Brain

Music Therapy For Seniors: More than Just a Sing-Song
Kathryn Daniels, BMus- Dip Music Therapy-Carewest


pdfMusic Therapy for Seniors Handouts


 

1:45 p.m. Refreshments

 
2:00 p.m. GeriActors and Friends: An Introduction to Creative Aging through the Practice of Intergenerational Theatre
David Barnet, Professor Department of Drama, University of Alberta
Jacquie Eales, MSc-Department of Human Ecology, University of Alberta
GeriActors and Friends


pdfIntro to creative aging with GeriActors and Friends

 

3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks and Door Prizes