was held May 16 & 17, 2018
Director of Centre on Aging
University of Manitoba
Re-framing Aging – MIchelle addressed the surprising ways that others interpret our words and help us find new ways to get the message across.
(Seniors Advocate BC)
Isobel addressed Ageism in the Medical System.
Other topics that were addressed are:
Media and Ageism
Recognizing our own Ageism
Personal Experiences of Aging – an amazing variety
How do WE move beyond Ageism
1. Become aware of the different aspects of ageism in our society
2. Consider how ageism effects older adults
3. Explain how ageist attitudes are communicated
4. Consider strategies to move beyond ageism to Age Is – positive images of aging
Strategizing for Positive Aging in Saskatchewan
Full Report and Executive Summary available here
Housing Options in Saskatchewan
“Blooming Perennials” are older adults who contribute to families and community as they “blossom” when and how they are able. Gladys Petrar Age 91, from Dysart Gladys has been able to preserve, conserve and present local history. She has researched and written...
SSM is very excited to announce that CAA Saskatchewan is our Platinum Sponsor for the 2020 Celebrating Seniors. A big thanks to them!
The Ageism and Media project received the 2019 Vision Award from the Canadian Academy of Geriatric Psychiatry and the Canadian Coalition for Seniors Mental Health for the media monitoring research and advocacy from 2017 to 2019. The award was presented in October at...