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UWBC Webinar: Closing the Gaps– Advancing Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Older Adults – what community-based services and programs can do

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 12:00 pm PDT

This webinar will feature Dr. Samir Sinha, lead author of the recent Canadian Red Cross and National Institute on Aging White Paper that offers evidence-informed expert recommendations to Improve Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery for Older Adults Across Canada.

This webinar is hosted by United Way British Columbia – Working with communities in BC’s Interior, Lower Mainland, Central & Northern Vancouver Island (UWBC).

Dr. Samir Sinha:

Dr. Samir Sinha is the Director of Geriatrics at Sinai Health System and the University Health Network in Toronto and a Professor of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Director of Health Policy Research at Ryerson University’s National Institute on Ageing.

Other Presenters:

Kristi Rintoul, Community Impact Manager, Community, Impact, & Investment, United Way British Columbia

Michelle Hawkins, Executive Director, Logan Lake Wellness

Amaan-Ali Fazal, Member for Emergency Preparedness, Aga Khan Council for British Columbia

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