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Lifelong Learning Niagara Spring Lecture Series: What Does It Mean to Be Canadian? 10:00 am
Lifelong Learning Niagara Spring Lecture Series: What Does It Mean to Be Canadian? @ Armenian Community Centre
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Lifelong Learning Niagara is a third age learning organization providing learning programs and experiences for adults 50+ living in the Niagara region. Presenter: The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario Following a brief lecture, The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell will engage with the audience in a discussion about what it means to be Canadian. This event is hosted by Lifelong Learning Niagara.
Support Services for Canadians Affected by Elder Abuse 1:00 pm
Support Services for Canadians Affected by Elder Abuse @ Online
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Join CHNET-Works! and the Public Health Agency of Canada for a webinar exploring the support services available for Canadians affected by elder abuse. The presentation will review gaps, areas for improvement, good practices and care, and supports that are available to older Canadian adults experiencing elder mistreatment. The information to be shared was derived from a literature review and a key informant survey. The purpose of the webinar is to have open discussion exploring existing systems in order to improve service delivery and effectively support older adults experiencing the different dimensions of abuse. This webinar is hosted by CHNET-Works! and the Public Health Agency of Canada.
Celebrating Age-Friendly Niagara 8:15 am
Celebrating Age-Friendly Niagara @ Amici's Banquet and Conference Centre
Jun 21 @ 8:15 am
Morning – Celebrating the Older Adult – First 150 Years 8:15 a.m. Registration 9:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies 9:30 a.m. The Honourable Dipika Damerla, Minister of Seniors Affairs 10:00 a.m. Break 10:15 a.m. Sarah Webster – Age-Friendly Overview – Knowledge Broker, Ontario Age-Friendly Communities Planning Outreach Initiative, and Niagara Connects 10:35 a.m. Panel Presentations – Age-Friendly Initiatives Dominic Ventresca – Niagara Age-Friendly Community Network Sonya Hardman – Policy and Research Advisor, Office of Regional Chair/CAO, Regional Municipality Durham Alexandra Graham – Community Development Coordinator, Strategic Planning, Public Health, Safety and Social Services, City of Brantford Heather Thompson – Manager Age-Friendly Initiatives Community Development, Halton 11:35 a.m. Question & Answer with Panelists 12:15 p.m. Lunch (45 minutes) included in ticket price Afternoon – Empowering the Older Adult – Next 150 Years 1:00 p.m. Keynote Speaker – Hazel McCallion, longest serving Mayor of Mississauga, Ontario, Chancellor, Sheridan College Get your ticket today. Limited seating. No refunds will be issued. Please bring a $20 cheque payable to City of Thorold or $20 cash payment to Thorold City Hall.
Funding Application Deadline: New Horizons for Seniors Program 11:59 pm
Funding Application Deadline: New Horizons for Seniors Program @ Online
Jun 23 @ 11:59 pm
Organizations that want to help seniors make a difference in the lives of others and in their communities are eligible to receive federal grants and contributions funding. Projects must be led or inspired by seniors and address one or more of the following five program objectives: promoting volunteerism among seniors and other generations; engaging seniors in the community through the mentoring of others; expanding awareness of elder abuse, including financial abuse; supporting the social participation and inclusion of seniors; and providing capital assistance for new and existing community projects and/or programs for seniors. Click here for more information about eligibility and application processes. This funding is administered by Employment and Social Development Canada.

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