Sunday, September 29, 2013

Canadian Centre for Elder Law Celebrates Tenth Anniversary on Seniors Day, October 1, 2013

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Tuesday, October 1, 2013, from 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm, at the Segal Centre, Simon Fraser University Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C.

This event is also the launch of the Older Women's Dialogue Project Report.

Admission is free, put please register by emailing Sarah Chao at

The program is as follows:

Event Highlights

The Future of Aging: Ted style talk by Rebecca Morgan, Director, Centre for Excellence in Elder Law, Stetson University on aging, caregiving and technology, followed by an interview with CBC’s Rick Cluff, host of the Early Edition

Performance by the Vancouver chapter of the Raging Grannies

Remarks by Honourable Alice Wong, Ministry of State (Seniors)

Launch of the report of the Older Women’s Dialogue Project

Greetings by Jay Chalke, Assistant Deputy Ministry, Department of Justice, BC

Speakers include:

2:15 – 2:30   Kelly Acker, Manager, Strategic Planning, BC Seniors’ Directorate, and Jane Lewis, Executive Director, BC Centre for Elder Advocacy and Support

2:30 – 2:45   Alison Leaney, Vulnerable Adults Community Response, Public Guardian and Trustee of BC

2:45 – 3:00   Sherry Baker, Executive Director, BC Association of Community Response Networks

3:00 – 3:15   Doug Melville, Ombudsman and Chief Executive Officer, Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments

3:15 – 3:30  Geoff White, Chair, National Elder Law Section, Canadian Bar Association

3:30 – 3:45  Older Women’s Dialogue Project, Kasari Govender, Executive Director, West Coast LEAF, Krista James, National Director, CCEL, Bev Pitman, Planner, Strategic Initiatives (Seniors), United Way Lower Mainland
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