Theme Team Sessions
Caregiving: Dr. Ariela Lowenstein, University of Haifa
“Intergenerational Solidarity: Caregiving with Aging Families
Dementia Care: Dr. Pia Kontos, UHN, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
“Theatre, Art, and Relational Caring: Challenging Dementia Stigma”
South Dining Room
Elder Abuse: Dr. Lynn McDonald, University of Toronto and NICE
"Into the Light: Results from the Canadian Prevalence Study on Elder Abuse"
North Dining Room
End-of-Life: Susan Blacker, University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital
“Addressing the Psychosocial Needs of Families: What are we missing in Palliative Care?”
"Age-Friendly Community Initiatives: Lessons from Toronto"
South Sitting Room
Financial Literacy: Alan Spratt, Detective, Toronto Police Service Financial Crimes Unit
"Fraud Chats: Educating and Protecting Older Adults from Scams"
"Substitute Decisions Acts: Modernizing Canadian Laws for Capacity and Consent”
Mental Health: Dr. David Conn, University of Toronto and Baycrest
"Education for Optimal Aging: The Fountain of Health Initiative"
East Common Room
Performing Arts: Sabrina McCurbin, Alzheimer’s Society of Toronto, Music Project
"Unlocking the Hidden Self Using Music: The Power of the iPod”
West Common Room
Technology: Samantha Peck, Family Councils Ontario
"Digital Libraries in Long-Term Care: Early Results from a Pilot Project"
Einat Danieli, Mount Sinai Hospital
"Dementia Talk App: Using Technology to Empower Caregivers in Managing Dementia Care at Home"
4:30 – 5:00 pm
Closing Remarks &
Poster Competition Winner Presentation
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Hart House Quad