CONFERENCE 2018

was held May 16 & 17, 2018

Michelle Porter

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.

Isobel Mackenzie
(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

 Purpose:
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

Conference Sponsors

Highlights

Reducing Isolation of Seniors Collective

Age-Friendly Community Recognition Program

New! An Age-Friendly Community Recognition Program is being introduced in Saskatchewan.

 

Seniors Strategy for Saskatchewan

Forums/focus groups planned for various communities in Saskatchewan.

SSM News

Media & Ageism

Linda Anderson, staff person at SSM, was interviewed about media and ageism on CBC Radio's The Story From Here. Listen to her excellent insights by going to the 8:00 minute mark of the program.  You will need to copy and paste this address. ...

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Celebrating Seniors 2018

SSM is very excited to announce that CAA Saskatchewan is our Platinum Sponsor for the 2018 Celebrating Seniors.  A big thanks to them!    

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New! Age-Friendly Recognition Program

SSM is very excited to be working with the Government of Saskatchewan to facilitate an Age-Friendly Community Recognition Program. This program is being introduced in Saskatchewan to recognize communities that undertake activities or create programming to be more...

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