SSM 2019 CONFERENCE

Theme:  DISCOVERING TREASURE in Your Hometown

Discovering the Value of Older Adults in Our Communities!

was held May 21 & 22, 2019
Conexus Arts Centre, Regina

Purpose:

 

 

 

 

 

 Keynote Speakers

                                                          
 Lorne Calvert                                                               Miriam Larson

In addition to our keynote speakers we were pleased to welcome the following:

  • Seniors Strategy for SK    -Mapping the Future in Saskatchewan
  • Rural Transportation - Alexander Crizzle    -Finding the Best Route
  • Housing - Kristine Greenaway    -Where will you live? Check out the 'Old Coots Commune'.
  • Ageism & Media - Linda Anderson    -Roadblocks or Open Roads?
  • Influenza Vaccination - Lunch Presentation by Sanofi Pasteur

Sponsors

Highlights

Strategizing for Positive Aging in Saskatchewan

Full Report and Executive Summary available here

Housing Options in Saskatchewan

Celebrating Seniors

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