Cultivating a Calgary community that is a supportive, innovative environment where people impacted by dementia can live life well.
Dementia Network Calgary is a growing multi-stakeholder group of knowledgeable, capable, and passionate individuals from across public, private, and nonprofit sectors in Calgary and area that is taking a cross sector, collaborative approach to tackling the complex challenge of dementia.
A chance to get out socially, meet new people and enjoy conversation. Everyone is welcome including people impacted by dementia. There is no speaker, no agenda, just a chance to have a coffee or a beer and get out of the house.
Tap & Table, 1918 Kensington Rd NW, 2pm to 4pm
The 2nd Tuesday of the month!
Coffee and Tea sponsored by: Home Instead
Luke’s Cafe, 3407 26th AVE SW, 10am to noon
The 4th Thursday of the month!
Coffee and Tea sponsored by: Home Care Assistance
Brewsters Lake Bonavista, 755 Lake Bonavista Dr SE, 2pm to 4pm
The 3rd Wednesday of the month
Brought to you by: Gordie Howe C.A.R.E.S.
Open to All! June 11, 2019
In order to encourage diverse perspectives, we are pleased to provide this opportunity to participate in our Town Hall forum at no cost to attendees.
The University of Calgary’s Brenda Strafford Centre on Aging together with theCanadian Frailty Network (CFN) and the Alberta Health Services Seniors Health Strategic Clinical Network (SCN) are pleased to invite you to a half-day public town hall to explore frailty and resilience in an aging Alberta.
The event will feature keynote speakers and leading researchers, as well as voices from the community. Throughout the afternoon, our goal is to better understand how frailty impacts Alberta’s communities and ways that we can contribute to resilience in aging, at both individual and population levels.
Noon – 1:00 pm Registration and complimentary lunch
1:00 – 2:00 pm Welcome and keynote presentations by Dr. John Muscedere, Scientific Director and CEO of the CFN, and Dr. James Silvius, Provincial Medical Director, Seniors Health and Senior Medical Director, Seniors Health SCN, followed by Q&A
2:00 – 2:45 pm Panel: Views from the Community – diverse perspectives shared by Alberta’s older adults and caregivers, followed by Q&A
2:45 – 3:15 pm Research poster session and informal networking opportunity
3:15 – 4:00 pm Panel: Advancing our Understandings – expert researchers discuss the current state of knowledge on frailty and resilience within the Alberta context, followed by Q&A
4:00 – 4:15 pm Closing remark