Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 1-2 PM EDT. During this webinar, Jen Recknagel will present on a research-through-storytelling project aimed at uncovering grassroots models of seniors’ supportive living that are emerging across Canada and the United States. It employs a lead user approach to explore initiatives that address the issues of aging in place and senior social isolation, and presents a distillation of key insights and emergent principles extracted from ethnographic site visits. Register here.
May 17, 2018 from 1 to 2 PM EST join Felicia White for this presentation on the Dementia Friendly Communities approach, linkages to age-friendly communities and how to include these practices within your current work. Click here for more information and to register.
Tuesday April 24th from 1-2PM EST. During this webinar, Bonnie Schroeder will review why older adults are isolated and how this isolation differs from loneliness and solitude. Rachel Sutcliffe will then present findings from an Ottawa-based program entitled “Seniors Centre Without Walls”. Nancy Angus will conclude the presentation by describing the “Grand Individuals Aging with Neighbours in Thunder Bay” (GIANTS) program. For more information or to register please click here.
May 1st, 3:30-4:30 PM EST. Join Liz Skelton and Liz Weaver as they explore the dynamic role of leadership in community change efforts. They will discuss the paradox of including diverse voices and balancing the power dynamics. To learn more or register click here.
Wed. April 18th from 12-1pm EST. This webinar is co-presented by the Ontario NonProfit Network (ONN) and Maytree. The webinar is free for ONN members and $30 for non-members. This webinar focuses on understanding the importance of engaging local residents authentically, developing an organizational culture that includes local residents within the organization and addressing the challenges and establishing strategies for meaningful engagement. Click here to learn more or to register.
Wed. April 25th from 10:30-11:30AM EST. Join Ontario Healthy Community Coalition (OHCC) members to discuss multi-sectoral partnerships and collaboratives and how partnerships might evolve to meet changing expectations and challenges in the years ahead as well as what skills and approaches might be cultivated to achieve success. To learn more or to register click here.
Thursday, April 26, 2018, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM EDT at Harbour Restaurant, Kingston. This one-day symposium is sponsored by the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Arts and Science, Queen’s University. Faculty of Arts and Science Dean, Barbara Crow PhD is hosting this symposium to engage researchers and community members in a discussion around the experiences and needs of older adults in the first half of the twenty-first century. To learn more or to register click here.
April 24, 2018 from 12-1pm EDT. Join Meaghan Fullerton for this webinar that will introduce participants to the concept of cultural safety in Indigenous Health Care, an orientation that imperative for members of settler society to offer ethical care to Indigenous clients, patients, families, and communities. Consistent with the Truth and Reconciliation’s Calls to Action, cultural safety asks members of settler society to critically reflect on personal and collective culture, history, colonial context, dominant historical narratives, as well as Indigenous voice and experience. Register here.
Wed. March 28th, 1-2:30pm EST join presenters Wendy Carew and Jerry Tomljenovic for this webinar offered by the Public Health Agency of Canada in partnership with the Fall Prevention Community of Practice. Presenters will advance participants conceptual understanding of the connection between age-friendly communities and fall prevention strategies as well as offer practical community examples of how deliberate linkages between these approaches can strengthen local services and supports. Register here.
March 21st from 3-4pm EST join Amy Hubbard, Principal & Co-Founder fo Capire Consulting Group for this Tamarack webinar as she provides an overview of some of the tools and practies used by Capire to promote inclusive engagement. Register here.