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
SSM Viewpoint - Can the Pandemic Lead to a Systemic Fix?
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Don't ignore influenza. It can have serious consequences. Flu shots are available now - freely given in pharmacies. Act now!
Statement released by SSM in response to Saskatchewan Government announcement about investing in more long term care beds. SSM Statement LTC 08 04 final
Is ageism a real thing? Should we be worried about it? Are some people just too sensitive? How will I know if I support ageism or work to reduce it? Zoom recording of the Introduction to Ageism Webinar https://youtu.be/Ke_E_Mmhu2o
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