Professionals Symposium 2014 REGISTER HERE

Communities Supporting Active Ageing

Pipe Dreams or Possibilities?

Registration and Agenda Information

October 30, 2014

Brockville Convention Center

To register please email:  Dawn Edgley

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Presentations 1- 3
12:00 PM -12:40 PM
Lunch Break
Buffet lunch will be provided
12:40PM -1:30PM
Presentation 4
1:30PM – 2:00PM
Audience Q&A with presenters
Networking and Social Hour

COST:  $50.00 per person  includes tax

RSVP Mandatory.  To confirm your attendance please email:

Payment can be mailed in advance or will be accepted at the registration desk on the day of the event.

Cheques in the amount of $50.00 are payable to:

CARP, Brockville and Thousand Islands Chapter

2927 Kelly Road,  Brockville ON   K6V 5T1

Keynote Presentation:

Dr. Samir K. Sinha, MD, DPhil, FRCP

Keynote Presentation

Director of Geriatrics, Mount Sinai and the University Health Network Hospitals  

Expert Provincial Lead, Ontario’s Seniors Strategy



Dr John Puxty is currently an Associate Professor and Chair of the Division of Geriatric Medicine in the Department of Medicine at Queens University.  He is co-Director of the Centre for Studies in Aging and Health at Providence Care.  He is the Clinical Lead for the Southeast Ontario Clinical Service Roadmap for Restorative Care, Co-Chair of the Executive of the Seniors Health Knowledge Network and Chair of the Ontario Network of RGPs.


MANON THOMPSON, Regional Consultant, Elder Abuse Ontario ONPEA

The Ontario Network for the Prevention  of Elder Abuse oversees the implementation of Ontarios Strategy to Combat Elder Abuse in addition to a number of other initatives

Their mission is to create an Ontario that is free from abuse for all seniors, through awareness, education, training, collaboration, service coordination and advocacy.


KEN DOHERTY, Director of Community Services, City of Peterborough

CHRIS KAWALEC, Community, Social Plan Coordinator, City of Peterborough

The city of Peterborough has one of the highest number of seniors residents in the country. Once a community heavily dependent on manufacturing, Peterborough is pioneering the way communities can drive economic growth by embracing their aging community.