Archive for October, 2012

Catching the Wave – Navigating the Way for an Aging Population

Posted on: October 22nd, 2012 by Chloe Hamilton

In partnership, the City of Cambridge, Cambridge Poverty Roundtable-Adffordable Housing Subcommittee, Canada Mortgage and Hoursing Corporation, the Social Planning and Council of Cambridge and North Dumfries, and the Region of Waterloo invite you to join us for a complimentary half-day forum to identify promising approaches, best practices and explore the current and future landscape of opportunitues facing local seniors to age on their terms, and in the right place.
Join us to listen, learn, brainstorm, network and envision
Complimentary Registration, lunch and refreshments included.

Date:  November 1st 2012

Time: 8:30am-2:30pm.

Location: Forward Church
455 Myers Road, Cambrdige

RSVP: to register please contact Laura VanderGriendt
or call 519-623-1713 ext 224

Parkinson’s Conference 2012

Posted on: October 11th, 2012 by Chloe Hamilton

Who should attend: people living with Parkinson’s, their care partners, and community care givers.
Topics Include: Parkinson’s Research in Music Therapy, Parkinson’s Tremors: Tips & Strategies to Managing Symptoms, Understanding Fatigue and Parkinson’s

Location: Holiday Inn Kitchener Waterloo Hotel & Conference Centre (30 Fairway Rd S) Kitchener.
from 8:30am-3:30pm

Cost: The Registration fee is $40.00/person and incudes lunch. Please Register by Nov 2nd, 2012.

RSVP: register online @  more info

Remember When…Parkinson’s Celebration

Posted on: October 11th, 2012 by Chloe Hamilton

You are invited to a special evening to recognize donors, researchers and top 2012 SuperWalkers.
Come out and enjoy Hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and evening entertainment.

Location: Holiday Inn Kitchener-Waterloo Hotel and Conference Centre
30 Fairway RD S Kitchener

from 7:00pm-9:00pm

RSVP: Please call 1-888-851-7376
or e-mail

Working Together Across Generations 2013 Annual OGA Conference

Posted on: October 1st, 2012 by Chloe Hamilton

Annual Conference presented by:

The Ontario Gerentology Association
in partnership  with the
Regional Geriatric Programs of Ontario

Date of Event: May 1st and 2nd 2013
Location: Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Airport
655 Dixon Road, Toronto Ontario

For more information contact:

OGA Administrative Office
351 Christie Street, Suite C216
ON M6G 3C3

Fax: 416-535-6907

See website for highlights from last years conference


14th Annual Allies in Aging

Posted on: October 1st, 2012 by Chloe Hamilton

Date of Event : October 18th, 2012
Time: 8:00am-4:00pm
Location: Bingemans Ballroom
425 Bingemans Centre Dr

Registration Fee: $85.00
Please register and pay online at
Please call the Alzheimer Society of Kitchner Waterloo (519) 742-1422 for any additional questions.

Empowering Seniors: Elder Support Group Program

Posted on: October 1st, 2012 by Chloe Hamilton


Winter Group Program

Every Thursday, beginning January 10th 2013 through to February 28th, 2013

from 10:00am-12:00pm

This 8-week community education program is an early intervention group for older alduts who are either at risk of, or have experienced elder abuse.
Topic Areas Include:

  • Elder rights and understanding elder abuse
  • Safety Planning and Boundary setting
  • Justice and Legal options
  • Power of attorney and future planning
  • Community resources
  • Financial literacy and fraud

Registration is Free, however space is limited so please register at least 2 weeks prior.
Contact: Kristen Graham Seymour
(226) 989-7765

Location: Mosaic Counselling and Family Services
400 Queen ST S, Kitchener ON

For more detail click link to see  poster Elder Support Group Program